That’s my homemade tomato jam in the middle there, by the way.
Out of all of the projects I’ve done with wood, making my own cheese board had the best payoff relative to the amount of work. Here are the steps I followed: Buy a piece of wood. Sand the […]
Have you ever made (or eaten) tomato jam? Before this summer, I’d never made it before, but I had tried a jar of a commercially-made version, and it was fantastic. Unfortunately it was also $12 for a small jar, so buying it regularly wasn’t going to happen. With a little googling, I discovered that it’s […]
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 […]
As I’ve said many times, I’m a big fan of rocks and minerals (evidence: my geode jewelry box and crystal curtain tiebacks). One type that I particularly like is agate slices. So when I saw an overpriced vase with agate slices on the side, I knew I had to […]
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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