Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, which transforms a flat sheet of paper into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques. There are a lot of creative ways to make origami roses. Here is just another example.
While starting your seeds, instead of buying seed starter cups you can try this simple tutorial for making Origami Newspaper Seed Starter Cups. Also, when they are ready you can plant the whole thing (newspaper and all)!