After the holidays I realized that we could use a few more coasters. Between having extra people in the house, and using a few of my tile coasters as plant trivets, we were running a little low. Luckily these couldn’t be much easier to make. And [...]
For the last couple of years I’ve done round-ups of DIY gift ideas. (I also included buy-able gifts in last year’s guides.) I’m terribly behind with my Christmas shopping, but just looking through some of these old round-ups is inspiring. So if you’re still planning to make some (or all) of your gifts this year, [...]
I’m really excited to share today’s post–it is definitely one of my favorite blog projects so far. It all started when I fell in love with Anthropologie’s fabulous geode and druzy quartz knobs. I didn’t have any furniture or [...]
For Christmas this year I made my husband a batch of beard balm to help tame and condition his unruly facial hair. He has an aversion to the trendy naming convention of “blank & blank,” so as a joke I made a label for my fake brand of Whiskey & Woodsmoke. I guess I made [...]
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.