Inside: Beautiful Half Butterfly Flower Tattoo Ideas.

From children’s drawings to gorgeous tattoos, butterflies have long been a source of inspiration for artists of all backgrounds. With their dazzlingly bright colors and intricately carved wings, butterflies are one of the purest, most beautiful aspects of nature. Flitting from place to place, this ethereal insect has inspired poetry and paintings from all over the world.

Nothing quite captures a beautiful summer’s day, the delicacy of new love, or the metamorphosis of life like the butterfly. Butterfly tattoos are as varied and multi-layered as the symbolism associated with this delicate bug.


flowers and butterflies tattoo women

For many years, butterfly tattoos have been part of the tattoo culture itself.

The ultimate symbol of womanhood, butterflies are one of the most common tattoos for women to choose. Beautiful, pure, and ultimately fragile, butterflies represent strength. Everyone knows that butterflies begin as caterpillars, fighting to become the lovely butterfly. Oftentimes we have to go through immense growth and change to achieve true peace and beauty in this life.

The butterfly is the perfect representation for this metamorphosis as they themselves have to endure extreme metamorphosis.

A few other butterfly tattoo ideas:

Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo

What’s more feminine than a butterfly and flower tattoo combined? One wing butterfly, one wing blossom. Butterflies are an integral part of a flower’s life cycle, and visa versa. You cannot have one without the other.

There’s a bit of yin and yang balance to a butterfly flower tattoo. Just as there’s a balance in our own lives every day. The good and the bad, the exciting and the scary.

The duality of a butterfly and flower tattoo represents the very duality of life itself.

Here are a few floral tattoo ideas to inspire the ink design:

  • Peony tattoos are a great large bloom to fill a full butterfly wing with.
  • Another great bloom to consider is a ranunculus tattoo for its detailed petal design.
  • Connect your design inspiration to your birth month with a full year of birth flower tattoos.
  • The newest way I’ve seen this half and half version done is with small sunflower tattoos as one side.
  • Or go a more black line way with the black eyed susan tattoo as the matching opposite.
  • Or pick an entire bouquet like many of the options we have shown here and use various tiny flower tattoos to create a look that is pure art.

These favorite butterfly-flower tattoo ideas will give your imagination wings with their gorgeous designs.

Flower and Butterfly Ideas

Beautiful Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo Ideas

1. Big Bold Butterfly on Back

2. Half Sunflower Half Butterfly

3. Small and Detailed

half butterfly half flower design

4. Matching Butterfly Tattoos

5. Sunflower Wing

6. Extremely Detailed Design

7. Wispy Wild Flowers

women's butterfly half sleeve tattoo designs

8. Detailed Outline

9. Butterfly Flower Bundle

10. Large Side Piece Butterfly

Black work Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo

Colorful Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo Ideas

11. Pretty Watercolor Flowers

12. Pastel Flower Butterfly Wing

13. Purple Flower Wings

14. Pink Rose Butterfly Tattoo

Butterfly Women Tattoo Ideas

15. Colorful Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo

16. Green Butterfly Idea

17. Beautiful Monarch Flower Butterfly

Tattoo Ideas of colorful butterflies

18.  Red Rose Butterfly

19. Pretty Pink Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo

20. Detailed Colorful Flower Bundle

21. Bright Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo

Colorful Ideas for half wing tattoos with bouquets of flowers.

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee – These Ideas are All You Need

22. Butterfly in Bloom

23. Yellow Butterfly with Flowers

Butterfly Art for tattoo artist inspiration with floral elements.

24. Pink Butterfly Art

25. Detailed Poppy Design

26. Monarch Succulent

Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo

27. Pretty Orange Butterfly Blooms

28. Detailed Yellow Butterfly

Tattoo prints to bring to your artist for colorful monarch and flower tattoo

29. Sunflower Butterfly Tattoo

30. Flying in Bloom

31. All Pink Butterfly

Half Butterfly Half Flower Tattoo artistic designs.Flower Ideas tattoos with butterflies with black line detail

Colorful Butterfly Flower Coverup Tattoo Ideas

Introducing elements of color to your butterfly flower tattoo brings life to any design and has the added bonus of being able to be used as a coverup tattoo idea. Create a look that is beautiful and can hide scars, or older ink versions you might not love any longer.

Abstract watercolor tattoo of butterflies and flowers

32. This abstract watercolor version of the design is a fun way to add a burst of energy to your ink design.

Butterfly dreamcatcher tattoo with flowers on upper arm.

33. A dreamcatcher with all these pretty elements combined by Peria.

Blue butterfly and small flower tattoo with watercolor edging.

34. Blue on blue butterfly with small flower making up the other wing by Aroha, I just love the watercolor edges and details here.

35. Another blue gem that incorporates a pretty butterfly, flowers and mandela as part of the design.

Half Butterfly Rose Tattoo

The rose tattoo holds the classic meaning of beauty and when paired with a half butterfly tattoo showcasing femininity, it’s a wonderful way to put to skin the internal beauty you have within.

Butterfly Rose Tattoo on the collarbone with petals floating off.

36. A collarbone tattoo by Nagihi at Rainfall Tattoo that is as wispy as it is meaningful.

linework tattoo of butterfly and roses.

37. I’m a big fan of Butterfly outlines but this one seen on Michaela’s portfolio incorporating the rose into the design is my favorite line work detail yet.

half pink roses half pink butterfly tattoo with pretty winged detail.

38. A classic pink version like this beauty by Ori is always a favorite tattoos of roses and butterflies design to me. \

Blue rose and black line butterfly tattoo

39. For a color variation, try out a blue rose butterfly tattoo, this one @EazyFace.

Floral Butterfly Tattoo

Floral tattoos come in so many shapes and sizes, but adding the butterfly detail to an otherwise lonely bloom makes for a tattoo that is stylish and beautiful to look at.

Large scale floral bloom with butterfly wings coming out of it.

40. More of a flower with butterfly detail! I adore this take by Borderline tatouage on the more traditional design.

Ankle tattoo with flowers and petals drifting above and below half flowers

41. A sweetly simple butterfly flower ankle tattoo that is a nice way to get great detail into a small space.

Small butterfly tattoo with half moon above.

42. Queen of the fine line tattoos what great design this more angular version of the butterfly and flower with half moon tattoo by Quik Ink came out.

Black line floral butterfly tattoo with various flowers making up a wing.

43. Pretty details on this tattoo with an entire bouquet of flowers making up a wing of the butterfly that nicely covers up a scar by Britt Ink.

Flower field with stem and leaves butterfly tattoo in black ink forearm detail.

44. A full flower with stem and leaves tattoo that has butterfly elements like this one by Ipek Sen is such a great way to make a plain arm pretty.

Butterfly rose tattoo guys a darker version that is masculine.

45. And just to show the concept can work in a darker way for guys as well, this version of a butterfly flower is both beautiful and masculine in its own right.

3 butterfly flower shoulder tattoo with large pink bloom.

46. A 3 butterfly shoulder tattoo that stopped me in my scroll! Did you know putting 3 butterflies in your design symbolizes completeness and wholeness? Gorgeous work by Joice Wang.

Angeled roses and butterfly wing forearm tattoo design

47. Looking for something delicate for a forearm tattoo design? If do I love this angled version of the roses on the wings by Zalanak Ink.

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  • Half Sleeve Tattoo Ideas for Women – Tattoos have grown in popularity over the last decade but the half sleeve tattoos for women in particular have been growing rapidly. This tattoo begins either above the elbow to the shoulder or below the elbow to the wrist. This type of tattoo takes thought in creation, but it also takes thought in whether it works for each person, as it’s not as easy to cover up. Many questions arise and endless hours of research occur when looking for that perfect look. What is the statement I am trying to make? What will these tattoos represent? And the list could go on, and on, and on

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