For the past few days I’ve been stuck in a seated position, recovering from my tumble on some stairs. Thank you to everyone who has left me kind words; I really appreciate it! Although it’s easy to get frustrated that I can’t unpack and work on home improvement or blog projects, or even walk around [...]
Lately I’ve been having lots of fun with metal. Not the kind you headbang to. The kind you cut with a saw and solder and hammer (which makes a similar din to the musical kind).
These simple copper circles are one of the first pairs of earrings I made. They’re pretty [...]
I’m trying out a new storefront. It’s more clean and uncluttered than Etsy, and I like that it’s my own little place. It feels kind of like moving from dormitories into an apartment, though I’m not leaving Etsy. I don’t have everything listed there yet, but I’m slowly adding [...]
When it comes to makeup, I really don’t like to spend very much money. On a daily basis I wear mascara, concealer, blush, and sometimes eyeliner or a little lip color. Maybe if I tried tons of high-end cosmetics I’d decide that they’re better than drugstore products, but this has yet to happen. Here are [...]
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.