40 Brilliant Tiny Tat Ideas for First Time Inkers

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This bow.

by Punch

(Photo: Punch)

Bows like the one above used to be among the most popular tattoo designs for women. Although we don’t see them as much these days, a well-executed example is always a welcome sight.

These palms.

by Tan

(Photo: Tan)

Nothing oozes fun in the sun quite like a couple of itty-bitty palm trees on your foot. With these palms, you’re always ready for beach time Insta snap.

These fascinating green shapes.

by Pu-reum

(Photo: Pu-reum)

I’m not exactly sure what’s going on here, but whatever this young woman was going after the artist absolutely killed it in terms of execution.

These colorful dots.

by Pu-reum

(Photo: Pu-reum)

If you’re looking for something fun, quirky, and unique, then something along the lines of this procession of colorful dots may be in order.

This dollar sign.

by Michelle Santana

(Photo: Michelle Santana)

Money talks. And by extension, so does this tattoo design.

This tiny flower.

by Sol

(Photo: Sol)

After spending about 20 minutes trying to figure out what type of flower this is, I’ve decided to move on. Help?

This crescent moon.

by Mini

(Photo: Mini)

As far as simple, yet complex tattoos go, this design is by far our favorite (if that makes any sense at all). We’ve posted a lot of gradient crescent moon tattoos on our site in the last year, but that’s just because they’re so dang popular.

This sailboat.

by Circa

(Photo: Circa)

The way the waterline is aligned parallel to the surfaces of the skin lends this sailing boat a harmonious aesthetic. Getting a tattoo that reflects a hobby or love you may have makes it all the more enjoyable.

The time.

by Mini

(Photo: Mini)

According to Doctors, exercising for at least 13 minutes and 3 seconds every day is better for your health than not exercising at all. And that’s a fact, folks.

These blueberries.

by Lina Kiedis

(Photo: Lina Kiedis)

The way the blue and green ink stands out against this woman’s skin is quite striking.

This bee.

by Tiago Oliveira

(Photo: Tiago Oliveira)

From purely a design perspective, bumble bees make for excellent tattoo designs—especially when executed in black ink. Large bold stripes and tons of tiny features complement each other to create a harmonious composition.


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