Author(s): Beci Orpin
In Sunshine Spaces, designer Beci Orpin show us how to make and create a range of fun homewares and other fabulous ideas for your outdoor space, including outdoor entertaining as well as how to bring a little of the outdoors inside your home! Inspired by the color and beauty of nature, projects include planter pots and hanging pots, picnic blanket and outdoor cushions, hammock and swing, sun umbrella and many more. Beci also includes advice on the best indoor plants and their care, some great pots to put them in, flower arranging and natural art installations, as well as a complete guide to plant-based fabric dying. Chapters also include Party and Play with inspired ideas for an outdoor moonlit dinner party with lanterns, flower crowns and table decorations, and for the kids there is a play tent and cubby, pet rocks and a sun dial. Using a range of easily accessible materials including wood, flowers and plants, fabric, rope and string, concrete and some recycled products, Beci shows you everything you need to know about bringing the sunshine into your life and home.
Beci Orpin is an artist, designer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. She has a degree in Textile Design and exhibits her work both locally and internationally. Beci creates homewares for ARRO Homewares as well as her own line of stationery based products, clothing by the name of Tiny Mammoth and a range of other products for Urban Outfitters, Gorman and more. Beci is well known for her strong geometric designs and gorgeous use of color and her style is instantly recognizable. Beci is the author of three previous books of craft projects, Find and Keep, Home, and Make and Do.