When I was a little kid, I had very definite ideas about what I wanted to wear, and they did not include dresses or skirts. On special occasions my parents would force me to wear a dress, and I would always put up a fight. I also thought it was important that things matched perfectly. [...]
My hair, as you may have noticed, is getting big and out of control. Steven calls it my “glorious mane,” but I’m more likely to refer to it as a giant poof. So I decided to make some accessories to try to tame this wild mane. I came up with two different versions, both using [...]
I’m of two minds about dressing up for Independence Day. On the one hand, I’m not at all patriotic. On the other hand, having an excuse to dress around a theme is pretty fun. So some years I wear red, white, and blue, and other years I just ignore the whole thing altogether. This year, [...]
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.