Probably well over a year ago, I was excited to find a cool candle holder at a thrift store. After I got it home, I realized that it took a non-standard candle size. Smaller than tapers, but bigger than birthday candles. Maybe it’s standard elsewhere (in Northern Europe? The design could be Scandinavian), but not in the […]
Have you decorated for the holidays yet? So far, this is my only Christmas decoration. We’ve been meaning to go get a tree for the past week, but other things have intervened, like the epic rainstorms we’ve been getting in the region. Epic as in 8 inches of rain since the beginning of December, […]
Two years ago now (time flies!) I made my husband Steven a batch of DIY beard balm, and he’s been using it ever since. He discovered that a little bit also works well as a styling product for the hair on his head, so he uses it for that, too. You can […]
One of the side effects of being a DIY blogger is that I’m always looking for ideas for new projects. So I try to stay on top of trends, and one I came across recently that seems like it would be perfect for the holiday season is circle barrettes. Simple and elegant, it […]
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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