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Bowled Over By a Lady Bug

Lady in the garden

Who doesn’t love a ladybug?  I don’t think I know of anyone that could say one bad thing about a lady bug.  They are just adorable.  What would make a bowling ball look any better than my mosaic gazing ball? The Ladybug that I saw last year…that inspired this project.  I seriously wish I knew whom to give credit to…but I don’t…and I have to share. 

Step by step, detailed instructions are seriously NOT necessary for her….so, this is how you make this ladybug:

Find a bowling ball…color doesn’t matter!


Unpainted Bowling Ball

Spray paint it red

Bowling Ball Painted Red

Tape it off

Wings Taped off

Find something for you ladybug polka dots

Cardboard with circle cut out

I just happened to have this piece of cardboard lying around that had the perfect sized hole in it for my ladybugs spots.

ladybug Lady in the garden lady in the garden 2

I didn’t even tape the head off…I just painted a semi-circle right above the wings.  Seriously…this little girl took longer waiting on the paint to dry…than she did to paint!  Oh my goodness she’s cute…and BONUS…she’s red…my favorite color.  Since red is a complementary color to green…she just POPS in the foliage.

Please tell me you love ladybugs…. 😀

Love Y’all!


About Tammy Killough

I'm a stay at home wife and mother of four. I began my career in the medical field, but art kept calling me back. I love art of all forms, and wish to inspire this love in everyone I encounter. My hope is that I will teach something or inspired something in everyone I meet.

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  1. Very cute, Tammy!! Now I’ve got to keep my eye out for a bowling ball! LOL!~~Angela
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    • hahahaha….AWESOME Angela! I can’t wait to see your project when you find one! 😀 Go look at my mosaic….the link is at the first of the post.

  2. What a clever idea. Love the ladybug bowling ball!
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  3. She is so stinkin’ cute! I’m going to have to create my own now.

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