f the sight of a ladybug makes you happy, you’re in luck this spring. Its natural good looks and bright colors are spot-on in home decor, both indoors and out. Kids love them, too, which is why you’ll see friendly ladybugs presented in so many ways – including as book characters. Fly away!
Wing nuts: Ladybugs are right at home on wind chimes from Kelly’s Country Store, 3121 Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island, $11.98.
Get around: The Wheely Bug lets little kids scoot in style. At Clayton’s Gifts & Toys, 5225 Main St., Amherst, $74.95.
Take cover: Don’t get bugged by the rain with this child’s umbrella by Kidorable. From Clayton’s Gifts & Toys, $13.95.
Chew on it: Here’s a cookie almost too cute to eat. From Dessert Deli, 716 Maple Road, Amherst, where whimsical cutouts cost $1 to $2 each.
Soft landing: A 19-by-24-inch outdoor pillow features a Robbin Rawlings design. At Menne Nursery & Garden Artistry, 3100 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, $44.99.
Ladies-in-waiting: Fill this happy vase with your favorite springtime flowers. At Menne Nursery, $14.99.