Inside: Tiny Flower Tattoos (Petite + Pretty).
Flowers are one of the most popular tattoo designs that there are, and for good reason. Flowers are not only pretty, colorful, and simple, but they have great meaning behind each type.
From love, peace, and hard work, each flower comes with its own meaning that can be special to you and your life.
Whether this is your first tattoo or tenth these tiny flower tattoos are full of sweet meanings and colorful charm.
Flower Tattoo Symbolism
Various flowers and colors will symbolize different things. Red flowers symbolize a burning passion, while white flower design symbolizes purity. Yellow flowers can stand for jealousy while violet rose can mean someone who is shy and timid. There are several different colors and designs available, giving plenty of meaning to those who desire flowers tattoos.
Here are some of the most common flower tattoos designs:
Roses are the most common flower design for tattoos and have been tagged as symbols of love and passion. Roses are known for the endless beauty and love that they represent. A red rose shows true love, a pink rose represent elegance and grace. A peach rose represent friendship, and a coral rose reflects desires. A yellow rose is used as a symbol of friendship and devotion. A purple rose represents love at first sight, while an orange rose shows fascination and excitement. A white rose represents innocence and purity and a blue rose is a symbol of fascination and impossibility.
Lilly tattoos are a symbol of partnership. The lily usually represents a long-lasting relationship. It’s also a symbol of mothers. Ancient Greece believed that the lily flower sprang from the milk of Hera (Hera is the Queen of the Gods). For that reason, the lily flower was believed to symbolize the Divine Feminine.
The hibiscus which is the state flower of Hawaii is another flower design for tattoos. The hibiscus is a symbol of beauty and it’s believed that a gift of hibiscus might mean “seize the opportunity”. In Japanese culture the hibiscus flower means gentle.
Cherry Blossom Tattoos
Cherry blossom is one of the most fragile flowers and is thought of as a symbol of feminine strength and love. It can also represent a fleeting moment in one’s life with its petals blossoming only for a few days. The Japanese people see this flower as a metaphor for life which represents their own mortality.
Flowers with their natural beauty will always be an interesting tattoo design. They can be inked small or large and as bold as you wish them to be.
When daisies open, they form the shape of a star, but only during the day. That’s why they’re also known as “day eyes.” This flower represents optimism, innocence, and simplicity. For that reason, it’s a tradition to give women daisies just after they give birth as a symbol of good faith for the newborn.
For many cultures, orchids represent love and sensuality, though it also depends on the color and the number of petals. Red orchids symbolize passion and sexual desire; yellow orchids are associated to eroticism, while the pink ones represent femininity and sensuality. Finally, white orchids represent pure love; that’s why they are often used as wedding decorations.
Due to their strong, peculiar fragrance, magnolias are often associated with intense emotions. Their meaning varies according to the culture. For instance, in China they represent a noble spirit and purity, while in Japan, they represent love of nature. In other countries, magnolias are symbols of victory.
Just like roses in Europe, in Japan, camellias represent eternal love. If the camellia is pink, it symbolizes seduction; white camellias are related to young love, and the red ones express passion and sexual desire.
This flower is common in several myths and legends from different cultures as the representation of love and romance. In other traditions, it’s also related to mourning and love for those who aren’t with us anymore. Using violets as decoration at funerals is a common practice to protect the soul of the deceased from evil spirits.
One of the most famous references to poppies is the Greek myth of Persephone, the goddess of Spring and a symbol of fertility. Poppies blossom during Spring, and for that reason, they also represent abundance.
With the bright color of the Sun, these flowers represent joy, youth, and liveliness. They’re also synonymous with vitality and energy to face obstacles in life.
Dainty Flower Tattoos
If you want to get a nice tattoo, you can always go for something simple, especially if you are not very familiar with the tattooing experience yet. This small flower is a good start. It won’t be inconvenient in any circumstance either so you don’t have to worry about that.
1. Simple Flower Outline Idea
2. Small Rose Rib Tattoo
3. Dainty Poppy Tattoo Design
4. Daisy Tattoo Design
5. Small Behind the Ear Tattoo
Tiny Flower Wrist Tattoos
6. Outlined Flower Bouquet Idea
7. Baby Blue Bloom Tattoo
8. Pretty Pink Flowers
9. Marigold Wrist Tattoo
10. Simple Flower Outline
11. Pink Rose Wrist Tattoo Design
Cute Small Flower Tattoos
12. Small Ankle Flower Outline
13. Tiny Tulip Tattoo
14. Small Flower Bundle on Ankle
15. Vibrant Wild Flowers
16. Back of Ankle Tattoo
17. Small Purple Rose Design
Tiny Lotus Flower Tattoo Designs
The Lotus flower is another common flower design for tattoos especially with women and it stands for absolute truth and purity. They are also known to symbolize beauty, peace, fortune, and goodness. In Hinduism and Buddhism, the lotus flower is considered to be a symbol of the awakening of the spiritual reality of life.
18. Small Lotus Outline
19. Back of Leg Lotus Design
20. Lotus Finger Dotwork Tattoo
21. Thin Linework Lotus Idea
22. Pink Lotus Design
Small Floral Tattoos
23. Small Bouquet of Flowers
24. Little Sunflower Design
25. Black and White Bundle of Flowers
26. Tiny Colorful Flower Idea
27. Pretty Pink Behind the Ear Flower Design
Tiny Plant Tattoos
28. Small Leafy Tattoo Idea
29. Vine Wrapped Finger Design
30. Palm Leaf Outline
31. Olive Branch Tattoo
32. Fern Leaf on Finger
33. Dainty Leaf Tattoo Design
34. – 73. Small poppy flower designs
74. – 101. Lavender sprigs
101. – 130. Small Vintage floral Tattoos
131. Tiny florals tats on the ear
132. Small scattered flower ink
133. – 142. Small word tattoos for flower text
143. Small matching flowers for best friends
More Tattoo Inspiration Just for You
Hydrangea Flower Tattoos – If I had to choose my favorite flower ever, I would probably go with hydrangeas! They are so pretty, full, and fun, plus they have great meaning. A hydrangea tattoo can symbolize both positive and negative things. Depending on your situation, you should choose the meaning accordingly to your feelings. Maybe you feel remorse for someone you have said something bad but never had a chance to say sorry. A hydrangea tattoo would be a great way to express your apology.
Aster Flower Designs – If you’re looking for a more unique and one-of-a-kind flower design, then you will love these beauties. Aster flowers are an enchanting perennial loved for their colorful hues and elegant style. They also carry deep meaning and symbolism spanning numerous cultures over the past few centuries and are as popular as ever today in gardens and floral design.
Vintage Flower Tattoos – Vintage flower tattoos look so elegant and feminine, and they look good on pretty much any area of the body that one is considering adding some ink too. They can also make good additions to unfinished statement pieces. Their softer colors and more unique designs create the perfect body art for your ink collection.