When this origami rose bowl is viewed from the top, it really looks like a rose. This traditional design makes a perfect paper bowl to serve stationery and other small items.
Fold paper in half on the vertical axis but crease only the edge to mark the paper and unfold.
Fold both right and left sides to meet the center crease. Once again, crease only the edges to mark the paper and unfold.
Fold paper in half, this time on the horizontal axis. Once again, crease the edge only to mark the paper and unfold.
Fold both the top and bottom halves to meet the center horizontal crease. Once again, crease only the edges and unfold.
crease only as far as the long vertical crease and unfold.
Next, fold paper in half diagonally below. Do not crease the center square. Crease and unfold.
Now fold paper in half on the other diagonal axis. Once again, do not crease the center square. Crease well then unfold.
Make the 4 diagonal mountain folds.
We’re finally going to actually fold the paper instead of just creasing it!!
Flip paper over. Recrease the paper with valley and mountain folds below. This will help us shape the rose bowl so crease well and unfold.
Flip paper over.
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