Ladyburg nails!

Growing up in America, these adorable red-and-black insects were introduced to me as “ladybugs“.

When I moved back to England however, I discovered they were known as “ladybirds“.

To this day, I have never understood why this difference has come about, however I have settled on calling them “ladyburgs“.

Best of both worlds, I think.

Anyway, I painted some lovely ladyburgs on my nails. Hope you like! :)



12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. The Background Story
    Jan 22, 2012 @ 12:38:53

    So cute! And you did it yourself. I’m amazed. Nail art is difficult, for me at least.


    • TLS
      Jan 22, 2012 @ 13:14:11

      Hehe, thank you! I think I must have quite a steady hand, had to practice a fair bit to paint my writing hand! Thanks for stopping by :)


  2. Deepika
    Jan 22, 2012 @ 14:26:24

    Very cute :) I tried this one long back but turned out kinda messy..


  3. xprincessgemx
    Jan 22, 2012 @ 15:58:36

    Sooo cute! I used to wear these when I was in school, haven’t tried them again for years but you’ve made me want to now! x


  4. Minxies Glamour
    Jan 22, 2012 @ 18:12:41

    I LOVE this!

    I recently bought Nail Art pens (60 of them) and couldn’t wait for them to arrive, as Blogging; I come across lots of designs that I would like to try out on my nails.

    However, since receiving them; I just haven’t got round to doing them and couldn’t even decide on a pattern to do!

    This has just given me an idea, so thanks for the post!! :-)

    Love your blog posts :-)

    Please check out my Blog


    Minxies Glamour

    T: @MinxiesGlamour

    x x x


  5. D...
    Jan 24, 2012 @ 02:14:44

    Oh these are so adorable. Lady bugs are a sign of good luck, I think. Either way they’re so cute.


  6. Aurora, HSP
    Jan 24, 2012 @ 05:01:14

    My mom used to say that ladybugs are good luck so you have 10X good luck! :)


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