Get your bloom on!
There is something about a floral tattoo that is sᴜᴘᴇʀ intriguing. Flowers seem to take some of the “edge” generally associated with tattoos away. For some, this may defeat the purpose of a tattoo (Pacha! Flowers aren’t ʜᴀʀᴅᴄᴏʀᴇ enough for me!)
But, for others floral tattoos offer opportunities for subtle symbolism, femininity and an ode to nature in what others may consider an “unnatural medium”.
To be honest, I really hope that I find enough symbolism in a flower someday to get a floral tattoo – some of these are so pretty and cute!
Getting a tattoo is a huge commitment. My ᴠɪʀɢɪɴ skin is one of the only aspects of my life where I have commitment issues. The idea of a tattoo kind of scares the heck out of me (and mostly because of the commitment – although the needle isn’t warming me up to it).
I’ve been in a serious relationship for almost ten years, but the idea of a tattoo has me questioning everything. But, I won’t lie, these floral tattoos have got me wanting to change my ways.
Tattoos are a form of self-expression and art. They tend to have special meaning to the person who decides to get them. Whether that meaning is a personal relationship, a personal experience or a mere act of rebellion in some way.
However, they don’t necessarily HAVE to have meaning. Sometimes, tattoos are just cool or, like these floral tattoos, sometimes tattoos are just a very pretty decoration for the skin that’s only emotional function is a form of self-expression.
Whether you want a very elaborate floral tattoo full of color and detail or a mini floral tattoo that is discreet and cute as heck; we’ve got you covered.
Check out the top 35 floral tattoos for this spring and summer:
1. A gentle and colorful watercolor floral tattoo.
This tattoo’s placement (on the ankle) gives the impression of walking through wildflowers and is a great late spring/early summer time tattoo. The placement is great for the spring/summer theme as it will be hidden in the other seasons by your pants.
2. Shades of purple flowers with leaf’s and a triangle.
This shoulder tattoo is great for those of us who just love purple flowers. The placement is another great one for those of us wanting to hide our floral tats in the off seasons (it will hide under your longer shirts in the fall/winter). The triangle can either be left out or left in to symbolize whatever you wish.
3. A more delicate wildflower tattoo with touches of color.
This one is great for those seeking a floral tattoo that is a bit less vibrant. Plus, this one has whimsical symbols in the back ground. To me, one looks like a kite in the distance and the red circle I’d imagine symbolizes the sun or moon (but I’m only speculating). The placement (on the arm) is definitely a bigger commitment, however, this would also look good on the ankle.
4. A simple tiny tattoo option (in pink).
This simple tat made up of mostly black lines with what looks like pink watercolor ink is a great option for those wanting something small and discreet, but still very pretty (with the added benefit of cute as heck!). The picture shows it on the inside of the arm (LOVE), but this one would look great in even more discreet places like the back of the ear, the ankle, etc.
5. Black and white wildflowers with detail.
For those who prefer just black ink in their tattoos and are ready for some serious commitment to florals, this is a gorgeous option. This would be a great start to a full floral sleeve (if that’s what you’re looking for).
6. Detailed bouquet tattoo.
This tattoo’s placement makes it a great summer tattoo (just think of how cute that is going to look in your shorty shorts!). The colors give it a bit of a retro feel and the bouquet arrangement give it a romantic feel.
7. Simple pinks and purples.
This smaller tattoo is sᴜᴘᴇʀ feminine and sᴜᴘᴇʀ cute! Another great option for those desiring a tattoo that hides discreetly during the winter. This tattoo would look great on either the front or back of the shoulder (or, upper middle of back for easy hiding).
8. Elaborate carnations back tattoo.
This is a great option for those seeking an elaborate tattoo with tons of details and soft colors. Personally, I’m loving the contrast with the bright little blue flowers and the soft carnations (gorgeous!). This is a pretty large tattoo, but would still be pretty easily hidden in the fall/winter since it is on the back.
9. Micro wildflower tattoo.
This sᴜᴘᴇʀ cute teeny-tiny orange wildflower tattoo is perfect for those desiring a low commitment tattoo. Plus, this tattoo is very versatile as it would look great on the wrists, ankles, shoulders or behind the ear.
10. Japanese blossoms snippet.
This tattoo reminds one of being in a Japanese flower garden with its blue streak that reminds you of the sky and what looks like a branch from a Japanese cherry blossom tree. This one looks best placed on the inside of the arm, but could look good on the back of a leg as well.
11. Girly floral heart tattoo.
This one is the ultimate “girly girl” tattoo! This tattoo is such a cool idea. It looks like your looking at a bunch of flowers through a heart! (so awesome!) AND it’s sᴜᴘᴇʀ small so it’s discreet and will look great in a bunch of places (wrists, ankles, inner arm, shoulders or behind the ear).
12. Black flowers with gentle color.
This is a great option for those who tend to prefer just black ink, but may want to add in a dash of color to the flowers. The color looks like it was added with watercolor style ink and looks like a combination of purple, pink and orange (so pretty). This tattoo looks great on either the front or back of the shoulder.
13. Colorful wildflowers upper arm tattoo.
Another great option for the colorful wildflower tattoo! This one mixes vibrant colors with soft colors to get a really “poppy” effect that is just breathtaking. This one looks great on the upper arm, but could be moved to the back of the shoulder to make it easier to hide in professional settings.
14. Three flowers, touch of vibrant color and a triangle.
This is another great one for those who prefer more black ink than colored ink and want the colors of their flowers a bit darker. I’m completely in love with that orange and purple myself. Plus, this one is just the right size to look good in several places like the inner arm, upper thighs, back of calves, upper arms or shoulders.
15. Pretty in pink elaborate ankle tattoo.
This is a pretty large tattoo for an ankle, but I’m still pretty gaga for it. This tattoo is just the right amount of feminine and pretty, with added little wildflowers in the background to make it seem down to earth.
16. Watercolor wildflowers.
I’m kind of obsessed with watercolor tattoos and this one is ideal for inside the arm or on the ankle this spring. With lavender mixed with wildflowers this pretty tattoo is sure to get you in the mood for spring and summer.
17. Simple piece of lavender mini tattoo.
This tiny ankle tattoo is delicate and very subtle, making it a great option for those not wanting a high commitment tat.
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18. Retro floral bicep tattoo.
A colorful assortment of flowers that is more elegant and chic than the other colorful wildflowers tattoos. The colors of this floral tat give it a retro feel perfect for spring and summer.
19. Blue flowers “growing” up the arm tattoo.
For those that are gaga for blue flowers (and who can blame you?), this is a fantastic option. The placement on the inside of the wrist “climbing” up the arm give the impression that the flowers are growing. This one would also look good on the ankle if an arm tat is too much commitment.
20. Tiny tattoo with a bit more color.
For those wanting a small discreet tattoo that has a bit more color, this is a great option. This one seems to go from green to orange in gentle rainbow-like beauty. This one would look great on the wrists, ankles or the inside of the arms.
21. Feminine take on simple black tat.
This simple carnation surrounded by leaf’s with lots of fun detail is a great way to get a simple black design with a little touch of femininity with the soft pink inside the triangle.
22. Floral back of the neck tattoo in black.
This is the perfect tattoo for those desiring a touch of floral femininity this spring/summer, but want it to hide nicely when they want (you’ll have to wear your hair just right to even see this one). This tattoo is very simple, yet quite detailed and absolutely adorable.
23. Double pink with a touch of lavender floral tattoo.
This inner arm tattoo is a great tattoo for the ultra-feminine touch with a soft pink and a dark pink flower surrounded by little lavender flowers. This tattoo is very realistic and detailed, but very soft and gentle to the eye.
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24. A cool-girl floral butterfly tattoo in black.
For the ultimate ode to spring and summer, get this simple black butterfly (the bug that totally wins at spring/summer *wink, wink*) that is half made up of an assortment of flowers. This tattoo is great because it’s symmetrical and would look great in all kinds of places (inner arms, upper arms, thighs, calves or back). Plus, the simple black outline would make it easy to add watercolor effects later if you wanted to mix it up.
25. Simple light/bright colored floral tattoo.
This one is done in such a way that it almost looks like it was drawn on with markers (in a good way). Slightly less detailed and simple, but still bright, pretty and fun. This one looks great on the inner arm, but would also look good on the shoulder to be easier to hide when you wanted .
26. Micro carnation in rosewood pink.
This teeny tiny tattoo is a great option for a small discreet tattoo. The elongated stem is practically begging for you to use it to spell out a word that has personal meaning for you. This tattoo would look fantastic on the inner arms, wrists, ankles or shoulders.
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27. Assortment of flowers with a translucent feel.
This more elaborate tattoo is a great way to get in some color without it feeling like maybe “too much”. The colors are more soft and this tattoo gives the effect of flowers growing up the ankle.
28. Half flower behind the ear in black.
This simple and small tattoo gives the desired floral feel with an added touch of elegance with the appearance of jewels streaming off the peddles. This is a great option for those desiring something sᴜᴘᴇʀ subtle as this will only be visible when you’re hair is up (unless you have sᴜᴘᴇʀ short hair).
29. Simple black sunflower.
A sunflower seems like the perfect fit for a spring/summer tattoo! This one is sᴜᴘᴇʀ simple, but still cute, fun and feminine. Plus, the simple black outline design makes it ideal for adding some yellow watercolor ink later (if you so choose). This tattoo being so symmetrical makes it ideal for almost any placement.
30. Purple flowers “growing” up the back.
Is your favorite color purple? Well, this is the tattoo for you. With an assortment of very pretty flowers perfectly shaded in shades of purple; you’re sure to love this tattoo.
31. Simple black flowers along the rib cage tattoo.
Think of how cute this tattoo will look with your bikini this summer! This is the ideal tattoo for someone who only wants their ink visible on the beach, that has a high ᴘᴀɪɴ and tickle tolerance.
32. Blue and green tiny ankle tattoo.
A slightly less feminine option for tiny ankle tattoos. Although, this one would also look pretty cute on the inside of the arm.
33. Simple black collarbone floral tattoo.
With light lines and no color, this is a delicate tattoo for the collarbone that seems like it would be acceptable to adding color later if you wanted without needing that commitment now. This one would probably look good on the back of the shoulder as well for less commitment.
34. Abstract ʜᴏᴛ pink watercolor back tattoo.
For those that love more abstract watercolor tattoos, this is the tattoo for you. Being on your back will make this tattoo relatively easy to hide, but the size does make it a pretty big commitment.
35. Small two flower tattoo in subtle black.
This is a great simple and small tattoo option for those not wanting any color and wanting something small enough to be easy to hide. This tattoo would look great on the inner arms, the shoulders or the ankles.