There’s been an eye-print trend going strong for the last year or two now, and I’m finally unable to resist its call. So I made these eye magnets out of polymer clay, and even though I’m no artist, the painting was easier than I expected thanks to a paint pen. I bet they’d make great […]
One thing I definitely inherited from my mom is a love of plants. She has extensive gardens, and often during the summer she doesn’t stop weeding and planting until it’s too dark to see (although I wouldn’t be surprised if she kept going with a headlamp). While growing up, often I was drafted […]
Recently I saw some striped bars of soap, thought they looked cute, and had the classic, “I could make that!” realization. I had soap base leftover from my coffee mint soap, so all I needed was some soap colorant. Turns out it’s just as easy […]
Bath bombs are something that I’ve wanted to try making ever since the days when Lush was a big deal. Even though I rarely take baths, I like the idea of a scented, fancy-schmancy fizzy bath. But when I investigated how to make them, I was intimidated […]
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 […]
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.