Tiny tattoos are getting so cool these days, how anyone can resist, I have no earthly idea. Large tattoos done right can be a long and arduous process—think of it like buying a car all day but a lot more painful. That’s why most first-time inkers choose to go small. Less commitment. Less pain. Less money. You’re winning all day long. As usual, here at SB we only showcase the cleanest and most creative designs out there. If you’re looking for a tiny tattoo, you came to the right place. Let’s get started.
Okay, besides having maybe the most adorable outie in the history of human civilization, this young woman had the vision to get a tattoo that every other woman secretly desires without even knowing it. Tiny wings FTW!
Stages of bloom
No roses. No peonies. Not even a tulip? I’m genuinely in shock city right now as I’ve entered unfamiliar territory. I’m not quite sure what type of flower this is but I seriously don’t care. I’m just happy to see artists stepping out on a ledge for the sake of variety.
A floral cat
I’m allergic to two things in this world: cats and flowers. Well cats and pollen more specifically, but just because I’m allergic to these two things doesn’t mean I can’t/don’t love them from a far.
A lot of magical moments come out of books. Which is why almost every tattoo design that features a book tries to illustrate just that. Flowers, stars, this design actually makes me want to bury my head in a book.
A little father back and this tattoo design would cease to exist. But it’s this exact distance from camera to subject that makes this composition—and by association this tattoo—so great. Tattoos are getting so cool these days how anyone can resist I have no earthly idea how.
Wooden sailing ship tattoos are back to stay. Once seemingly reserved for pirates and salty sea dogs, the sailing ships of old are starting to pop up with staggering regularity across each and every demographic.
Besides being super tasty, pineapples are surprisingly popular tattoo designs. I’m still working on the why, but the amount of design variety is pretty impressive.
A little pony
You may have grown up steeped in high speed internet and on demand movies. But for some of us, My Little Pony was more than enough to keep us entertained. The taste and smell of these plastic ponies is still fresh in my mind.
A sea turtle
I don’t think it needs to be said but I’m going to say it anyways. This tattoo is absolutely gorgeous and would be right at home in any location—as long as it’s readily visible because hiding this little beaut would be nothing short of a modern day travesty. Sea turtles with floral shells are not a new concept by any means but this is by far the best I’ve ever seen.
I’m not sure what would be more magical; this tattoo or actually seeing a real live pegasus in the flesh. It seems like Mini Lau takes her game to new levels on a monthly basis. I’ve always thought she was good, but lately she’s been flirting with rarified air.