Although I pay no attention to the outdated rules about when you’re allowed to wear white (except for the one about the bride being the only one in white at a wedding), lately I’ve been wanting to add some white to my wardrobe. I think the hot weather we’ve been having is to blame, since light […]
Recently I’ve been in the mood to get rid of stuff that I don’t need. I think some of it may be that I read a couple of articles about Marie Kondo’s philosophy, and parts of it really resonated with me. So with a new-found permission to let […]
When you have a busy life, it can be too easy for holidays like Mother’s Day to sneak up on you. You know it’s coming, but you think you have plenty of time, until suddenly it’s Friday and the holiday is on Sunday. I shared a couple of ideas recently (eye magnets and a […]
Recently I mentioned that I was having trouble getting excited about picking out what to wear. A couple of people offered great advice about looking through catalogs and magazines for inspiration, and I’ve been doing that a bit. It seems to be working, so I also decided to revive my “Getting in the Mood” columns […]
Lately I’ve been seeing clothes with mesh inserts that I really like. It’s easy for sheer inserts to read as super sexy, but I’m especially drawn to the looser pieces that are more sporty or casual. A sewing pattern would be easy to modify to add inserts, or you could start with an existing garment 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.
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