In advance: Make ladybug. Mold body in truffle mold using orange candy. Refrigerate until firm; unmold. Using buttercream, pipe tip 12 ball head, tip 3 outline stripe, dot spots and eyes. Pipe tip 1 outline smile and dot pupils.
Bake and cool cupcakes in silicone cups supported by cookie?sheet. Ice smooth and sprinkle with yellow sugar. Position ladybug.