Necklaces are one of my favorite things to make. They can do wonders to spice up a boring outfit, but they’re relatively quick and easy. Especially this one. The only special equipment you need is pliers, so putting this together shouldn’t be hard even for a novice DIY-er. And you can totally customize it with [...]
Today I had plans to do a completely different project, but it didn’t work out because I was missing some key components (story of my life). Anyway, while I was unsuccessfully trying to find the supplies, I came across this cool spiked chain that I’d been meaning to use for some [...]
Can you be in love with a paint? Because I might need to get married to the gilding paint I used for this necklace. It’s silky and metallic, plus it comes in gold, silver, and brass, so you can make this necklace in your favorite metal finish. The only caveat is that it’s [...]
When we moved last month, I stuffed my jewelry and accessories in boxes, and most of them have been there ever since, just waiting to be unpacked. The problem was that I didn’t have a place to put them. But I knew exactly what I wanted, and now I’ve built the jewelry storage solution of [...]
When I was packing up my craft supplies for moving last month, I noticed that I had a lot of jewelry fragments in my stash. I had lots of broken necklaces, bracelets, and pieces of chain left over from previous projects, so I decided to restyle them into a mixed chain bracelet. Since you won’t [...]
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.