Origami water lily kit

To demonstrate the folding qualities of Iggesund’s Invercote paper, we designed a fold-it-yourself 3D water lily. After it has been assembled, the paper lily has a small tea light that sits in its centre illuminating the curved petals and intricate florets. The luminous water lilies look great on mantelpieces, or they could perfectly decorate a wedding or party. Furthermore, since the Invercote paper has been laminated, the water lilies can float on water!

Originally, we produced the lilies for the Luxe Pack creative packaging trade show. Our paper engineer, Iain, hosted Iggesund’s stall, showing people how to make their own lilies, while also promoting the new Invercote paperboard. Having made their 3D lilies, people were keen to take them home as souvenirs.

The pop-up artwork comes as eight flat sheets which hold the pieces you coax out and fold. All the sheets have been die-cut, so they are ready to slot together. After some creasing and slotting, the pieces form a beautiful 3D water lily complete with the warm glow of a tea light.

Format: Paperboard Model
Publication Date: Oct 2015
Publisher: Iggesund Paper
Size: 210 x 210 mm

Paper water lily light

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