Ladybug Gift Box
Posted on 19 February 2012
Legend has it that…
In Europe, during the Middle Ages, swarms of insects were destroying the crops. The farmers prayed to the Virgin Mary for help. Soon thereafter the Ladybugs came, devouring the plant-destroying pests and saving the crops!
The farmers called these beautiful insects “The Beetles of Our Lady”, and – over time – they eventually became popularly known as “Lady Beetles”. The red wings were said to represent the Virgin’s cloak and the black spots were symbolic of both her joys and her sorrows.
If a Ladybug is held in the hand while making a wish, the direction that it flies away to shows where your luck will come from.
A Do It Yourself Ladybug Gift Box is an easy to do adorable craft. Create one by following the instructions of Kazan Clark:
Each day they should read only one of these little inspiration notes.