When you’re looking into getting a tattoo, you want to make sure to find a skilled artist that can make your vision come to life. Talented tattoo artists really are magicians when it comes to their work. Even if you don’t have any of your own, you can always appreciate an astonishing piece of art. If you’re looking for some beautiful inspiration for your next tattoo, have no fear. Here are 75 elegant tattoo’s that will leave you speechless!
1. Plant Face
This stunning work of art has us turning our heads. The way this artist created such an eye-catching illusion with a face and a flower is truly one of a kind. If you’re looking for some unique tattoo inspiration this ink will do the trick. Seriously though we can’t stop staring at this beautiful piece.
2. Wearing A Masterpiece
Everyone loves a great historic art piece. But does one ever speak so loudly to you that you want to wear it forever? Well, getting your favorite masterpiece inked on your skin is the perfect tat for you! This Claude Monet Sunflower piece is absolutely awesome and a perfect way to honor the world-renowned artist.
3. Island Life
If you’ve been caught daydreaming about living on an island somewhere, this tattoo might be the subtle muse you need. This light linework and adorable little sketch has a perfect storybook vibe. The sailboat and palm trees have us brewing up our next tropical adventure. We’re loving this thin ink design!
4. Purple Flowers
This ankle tattoo is so beautiful we can almost smell these purple flowers. Small bouquets are so sweet to look at it and if you have trouble keeping those lovely blooms in a vase you’re always wearing them on you. This elegant style has us wishing to schedule an ink appointment stat!
5. Spine Of Flowers
Placement is important when it comes to tattoos. You want to make sure whatever your vision is, that it’s still flattering on your skin. Spinal tattoos are super awesome and elegant at the same time. Everyone loves a great flower piece and this beautiful spinal tattoo stands out like any other.
6. Butterfly Moon
You can always tell when someone had a super talented artist do there tattoo. It’s amazing how a tattoo artist can create true pieces of art. This whimsical tat is definitely one of those. The shading and dotting for the moon make the butterfly almost fly right out of their shoulder!
7. Little Lotus
Sternum pieces are super edgy and chic, this one, in particular, is precious. The lotus flower is an extremely powerful bloom and it’s great that this person is keeping it close to their heart. This lotus is a perfect little tat if you’re looking for something small and sweet.
8. Rad Finger Tats
Finger tattoos are eye-catching and super chic. We love this thin dark line work that pops oh so perfectly! If you’re not ready for the full ink commitment finger tattoos start to fade after 6 months or so. But they definitely look elegant and edgy!
9. Heart By Your Heart
Speaking of sternum pieces! This fresh heart outline has us swooning over its sweet simplicity. Less is best in some cases and this ink takes home the cake. We are gushing over this elegant piece.
10. Tiny Snake
Hissss! Now, this slithering style is nice and subtle. Although some people may fear these scaled legless creatures, they symbolize rebirth, a shedding of skin so to speak. Tattoos behind the ear are visually pleasing and still a fun way to add some flare to your life.
Sunflowers have the power to make anyone smile. Their bright yellow petals are even more amazing in person. But when keeping those beauties in a vase is just not enough, getting one tattooed on you is the next best thing! We’re totally in love with this tiny sunflower piece.
12. Alice Outline
For all of you Disney lovers, this Alice and Wonderland ink is a great inspiration. This classy outline is very unique and nothing too showy if you’re looking for something on the more simple side. This tattoo has us all in wonderland and we’re so here for it!
13. Little Mermaid
Yes, literally. This elegant piece will have you wishing to go on an ocean voyage. The simplistic style is so classy and we love the way this artist made the mermaid swim on this persons ankle. What’s more mystical than a little mermaid swimming on your foot?
The root of all things. This sweet tree is just too cute to handle. The super thin linework is so well done and still gives this tree ink depth. If you’re looking for some ink that is perfectly simple this is a great inspiration.
15. Land & Sea
If you’re a lover of all sorts of adventure this tattoo is made for you. The wrist placement is an awesome way to show the parallels of each ink. It’s also a very light piece of art that doesn’t take up to much space and is still just as lovely. What better way to display your love for the sea and mountains!
16. Pretty Fish
Hey there little fishy! This wonderful work of art is an elegant masterpiece. We love how this artist made a simple goldfish look like it’s about to swim right off this person’s arm. This lucky owner had a gorgeous gilled friend.
‘Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are‘
This precious little piece is like ink jewelry. These subtle stars shine for themselves and we’re loving them. The way the artist made these stars different from one another is a really chic way to spice it up.
18. Sailing Compass
If you’re always ready to embark on a new adventure this tattoo will speak volumes to you. This sailboat steering wheel is a great way to symbolize the direction of life. The truth is we can go anywhere are heart desires and this ink is so fitting for that wanderlust spirit.
19. Koi Fishy
It’s not rare to see someone with a gigantic koi fish tattoo. But what makes this one so special is how subtle and sleek it is. The colors of the koi and flower are not too in your face and still vibrant. Sometimes smaller is better in this case and we love this koi fish tat!
20. Cup Of Joe
This is for all of you coffee lovers out there! This beautiful tattoo has a lot more depth than your morning cup of Joe. If you’re looking for something magical to ink on your skin this work of art is really something special. This tattoo looks like it has three different styles molded into one and we’re loving it. We can almost smell the coffee and mountain air.
21. Fir Tree
This tiny little fir tree is a great size to make a statement. The intricate linework on this sweet tree is amazing. It’s awesome how tattoo artists can make a small piece really stand out. We’re totally digging this side ink.
Octopuses are such interesting creatures and this tattoo artist did an incredible job making this one come to life. We could learn a lot from highly intelligent creatures. I guess for now the closest you can get to understanding them is wearing one right on your skin. This adorable ink is just too beautiful not to stare at.
Everyone remembers a time that they blew on a dandelion to make a wish. This beautiful tattoo brings back all of that nostalgia. The way this piece flows is so unique and it definitely captures all of our wishes coming true. That’s some incredible ink!
Now, this tattoo is really out of this world! This simplistic style is still just as eye-catching and a real classy piece to show off. The thin linework on this piece looks like a perfect sketch. The tiny stars are also a wonderful little accent.
25. What A Gem
For all of you that love the shiny things in life, this tat style might be the one for you! If you’re scared of losing your precious jewelry might as well get your favorite stone inked on your skin. You’ll never have to worry about losing your gems! This unique piece has a 3-dimensional look to it that we’re oh so in love with. Time to start saving up $$$!
26. Olive Branches
Collar bone pieces can be a pretty bold move but this ink is so chic! We can’t get enough of this elegant olive branch. This tattoo artist crushed the shading in this piece. The person wearing this beauty around must be proud.
This prickly succulent has a super unique circular pattern around it. These desert vibes are real and this ink is making us want to enjoy some heat. For all of you cacti enthusiasts, this tattoo might be a perfect fit.
This tutti frutti piece is as sweet as it gets. The horizontal placement is very elegant and the faint watercolor tone keeps the piece subtle. If you’re a fruit lover this work of art is a wonderful way to express that deep love. We’re ready for a nice fruit salad after seeing this piece.
29. Cupids Arrow
Love is in the air and this cupid arrow is giving us all of those romantic vibes. Sometimes we have to wear all that lovely energy right on our sleeve. The thin linework and shading on this tattoo make it so elegant. It really looks like it popped out of a storybook or something. Loving it!
30. Cloudy Moon
The moon protects us through the night but what if you want to wear her on you at all times? This tattoo artist made those dreams come true. What a breathtaking piece that really pleases the eye. We are loving how the clouds drape over the moon.
This adorable little fern is melting our hearts. The placement on this piece is so classy and we’re loving how much detail this artist added to this tiny piece. We don’t think it gets much cuter than this precious fern.
32. Dotted Moon
The moon has some serious magic. For all of you who adore la luna this tattoo will be your new inspiration. This unique design is so beautifully done and we love the dotted moon illusion. The flower draping the moon are also a wonderful little accent to the work of art.
33. Geometric Spine
This geometric spinal tattoo is almost too cool to handle. The bold design is interesting and still keeping a super simple vibe. The bold lines a subtle dots make this piece come to life and we’re digging it!
33. Mountain Air
The mountains are calling. This tattoo is for all of you with wanderlust spirits. Adventure is always right around the corner when you have this tattoo on your arm. This soft shading style has such a beautiful feel to it and it might just need to be on your tattoo dream board.
34. Snake In Hand
Some people may fear holding a snake but this rightful tattoo owner has some serious strength. This artwork is so beautiful and unique, you might not even have noticed that it’s a hand holding a snake. Tattoos that make you look a little longer are always the coolest.
If the stars are always guiding you this ink is perfect for you! If it’s your zodiac or your favorite group of stars these tattoos are elegant and tell their own story. This style is simple and still very bold at the same time. I mean who wouldn’t love stars on their arms?
The location of this tiny rose is so beautifully elegant. Its simplistic style is still very eye-catching and personally you really can’t go wrong with anything rose themed. Hey, they say ‘stop and smell the roses’, and why not have them inked on you at all times?
37. Bud To Bloom
We reallt can’t get enough roses in our life. This unique tattoo shows the stages of a blooming rose and we adore the idea. The eleborate design of this rose still give a very simplistic look if you’re looking for something not too showy.