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The all-time favourite, the origami rose
The origami rose is an all-time favourite and it's creation is truly ingenious. But one thing I didn't like about the origami rose is it's hollowness. So I tried modifying it and added a stalk to it.

Make a single stalk or an entire bouquet!

Posted by gwenstella from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia • Published See gwenstella's 41 projects »
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  • How to fold an origami rose. Origami Rose In A Stalk - Step 1
    Step 1

    Create the origami rose from the instructions available here:
    http://www.origami-fun.com/origami-rose.html

    It can be quite difficult to follow initially, but with more practise it will turn out better.

  • How to fold an origami rose. Origami Rose In A Stalk - Step 2
    Step 2

    Get a short length of green wire or any wire wrapped with green floral tape.

    Make a loop at one end using a pair of pliers.

  • How to fold an origami rose. Origami Rose In A Stalk - Step 3
    Step 3

    Wrap some Blue Tack around the loop. The amount of Blue Tack should be just enough to fit into the rose to make a sturdy rose.

  • How to fold an origami rose. Origami Rose In A Stalk - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a smaller square piece of origami paper (with the same colour as the rose) and poke through the centre with the wire.

    Wrap the paper around the Blue Tack.

  • How to fold an origami rose. Origami Rose In A Stalk - Step 5
    Step 5

    Then fit the top of the wire into the hollow rose. Adjust the amount of Blue Tack until desired result.

    Apply some glue to secure the wire and Blue Tack with the hollow insides of the origami rose.

  • How to fold an origami rose. Origami Rose In A Stalk - Step 6
    Step 6

    And a sturdy origami rose is done!

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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
oh how I love these
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