Although I pay no attention to the outdated rules about when you’re allowed to wear white (except for the one about the bride being the only one in white at a wedding), lately I’ve been wanting to add some white to my wardrobe. I think the hot weather we’ve been having is to blame, since light […]
Today I went supply shopping, and this is part of what I came back with:
Which is slightly more than I had planned on getting. Those supplies may seem like they go together, but they’re actually for unrelated projects. It all started with that blue and white fabric you see on the […]
Recently I mentioned that I was having trouble getting excited about picking out what to wear. A couple of people offered great advice about looking through catalogs and magazines for inspiration, and I’ve been doing that a bit. It seems to be working, so I also decided to revive my “Getting in the Mood” columns […]
Lately I’ve been seeing clothes with mesh inserts that I really like. It’s easy for sheer inserts to read as super sexy, but I’m especially drawn to the looser pieces that are more sporty or casual. A sewing pattern would be easy to modify to add inserts, or you could start with an existing garment and […]
Now that spring is really here in the Pacific Northwest, I’ve been thinking about the vertical garden project I want to attempt in our back yard. I’ve assembled lots of inspiration and ideas for how to make it happen, and I think I have a pretty good plan in mind. Don’t hold me to this, […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.
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