1. Mix bright green icing using DecoPac Neon Brite Green Premium Gel(Item #45293) in a white icing base.

2. Assemble and ice the cake.

3. Mix three batches of White Vanilla Fondant (Item #46755) using DecoPac Premium Gel in Red/Red (Item #45283) (use only a scant amount to make rose pink), Sunset Orange (Item #45302) and Deep Pink (Item #45281).

4. Cut two 4” circles from pink and orange fondants, and then cut one small orange oval for the head. Cut the pink circle in half for the wings, and arrange the ladybug on the iced cake.

5. Fashion antennae and a birthday age numeral from deep pink fondant, and apply to the design.

6. Use Medium Bright Daisies Assortment Dec-Ons® decorations (Item #43676) for the ladybug’s dots as well as for garden décor, as shown.

7. Pipe wavy grass top and bottom borders using a #5 plain round tube (Item #11027).

 
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Decorating idea courtesy of Lucks