I made four water-lily-fold "signatures" from 6" squares of decorative paper. Inside each of the four main panels, I glued photos of water lilies. The covers are davey board covered with mulberry paper. I added a ribbon to hold it closed. When you untie the ribbon and open the book, it opens up like a water lily.In these two-dimensional photos, it looks a lot like a quilt block, but it does have a lot of dimension and looks quite nice.
The front cover has a quotation from Sri Guru Granth Sahib: “Wealth, the beauty of youth and flowers are guests for only a few days. Like the leaves of the water-lily, they wither and fade and finally die.”