My Pinterest Obsession | Tattoos

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You guys asked for this and here it is! My Pinterest Obsession posts seem to be really popular series over here and if there are any other ones you would be interested in – please let me know!

Previous Pinterest Obsession posts: Fashion 2017, My Dream Home, Flat Lays, TravelOffice Inspiration

Small Details

These little tattoos are really popular at the moment and I love the simplicity of them. I also think if you get a small tattoo that has a deeper meaning, maybe one only you know but nobody else does from looking at it, then it is super special. For example, I really want to get a small heart, similar to the one featured in its placement and design, for my Auntie who passed in 2004.

Flowers

Flowers are totally classic tattoos but I love the different designs that incorporate flowers. Honestly, I never thought much of flower tattoos until I recently noticed my Pinterest board was covered in these designs! I have included small ones, ones with colour and bigger designs to give an idea of how you can use flowers as a brilliant tattoo piece. I particularly love the idea of having your own or someone elses favourite flowers tattooed.

Words

Quote tattoos are another classic but I feel like I don’t see them that frequently anymore. Lyrics from songs, favourite book quotes, there are so many different types of word related tattoos that you can get. I love the simple “Oh Yes I Can” motivational pieces to quotes that totally resonate with you – there is such a great mix.

Artistic

In terms of artistic and unique tattoo pieces, there are hundreds of thousands that you can pick from. I have included a few of my favourite designs and styles at the moment to give you an idea or inspire you. Dot work tattoos are, in my opinion, totally gorgeous and look amazing; as well as geometric ones.

Finally, I might as well showcase the one tattoo that I currently have (booking others at the moment though!). I got this tattoo when I was 18, on my 18th birthday in fact, and the MCMLVII is the birth year of my mum. I got it tattooed on my ribs because I quite like having tattoos to myself.

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Do you have any tattoos? What designs do you love?

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  1. July 31, 2017 / 3:45 pm

    These tattoos are so pretty! I’d love one myself but I’m too much of a wimp :’) xxx

    • August 1, 2017 / 10:08 pm

      I’m so glad you liked them! I was petrified before I got mine!!! Xxx

  2. July 31, 2017 / 3:46 pm

    I love the small-detailed tattoos! Also love the meaning behind your tattoo 🙂

    • August 1, 2017 / 10:08 pm

      Thank you so much! I think they’re so sweet and I like that you can hide them so easily if you want to as well! Xx

  3. July 31, 2017 / 3:53 pm

    I don’t have any tattoos and I don’t ever see myself getting one either but these are all really cute and I love looking at them. I think tattoo designers are super talented! xx

    • August 2, 2017 / 9:53 pm

      Totally agree, it’s fantastic art! Thank you so much for commenting xxx

  4. July 31, 2017 / 3:55 pm

    You should do one with cute office/school supplies

    • August 2, 2017 / 9:56 pm

      That’s such a good idea! Thank you for suggesting it! xxx

      • August 3, 2017 / 4:19 am

        No problem. It may actually make me excited for back to school😂

  5. July 31, 2017 / 4:02 pm

    I love these tattoos and I love pinterest so much aha I’m obsessed! I’m planning to get my first tattoo in September!

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  6. July 31, 2017 / 4:17 pm

    I really wish to have one super small cute tattoo behind my left ear and one on wrist. Hopefully I’ll get it one day. xx

    • August 2, 2017 / 9:58 pm

      I love ones behind the ear, they’re so cute!! xxx

  7. July 31, 2017 / 5:17 pm

    I just booked my 4th tattoo yesterday and it’s so addicting! Seeing this was probably a bad thing because it just makes me more obsessed hahah, I love them .xx

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:12 pm

      Really?! Eeeeek that’s so exciting!! Ahh I apologise for fueling the obsession haha! xxx

  8. July 31, 2017 / 7:13 pm

    Looks like you have a good eye for tattoos! The fox one stood out the most to me!

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:12 pm

      I think that one is just stunning! I love it so much! xxx

  9. July 31, 2017 / 9:45 pm

    I love the small design tattoos! I think they’re so simple and meaningful.

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:14 pm

      I love them too! That’s exactly why I think they’re great xxx

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:16 pm

      So adorable isn’t it! Thanks for stopping by darling xx

  10. July 31, 2017 / 10:48 pm

    I love all of these! There’s so many amazing tattoo ideas out there, I’d love to get a floral one or a small delicate one next 😀
    I like your tattoo, such a sweet idea 🙂

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:17 pm

      Ohh that sounds great, I can’t wait to see if and when you get one! Thank you so much 🙂 xx

  11. July 31, 2017 / 11:34 pm

    I’m obsessed with your ‘Pinterest obsession series’ it’s so good!! ☺️

      • August 2, 2017 / 10:21 pm

        Yes, it’s brilliant!! Can’t wait for what you’ll do next!! Xx

  12. July 31, 2017 / 11:48 pm

    You should see my tattoos haha. I have over 40! 😊

  13. August 1, 2017 / 12:02 am

    I love the quotes. I want to have one some day but I’m not sure wgat

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:18 pm

      One day one will probably fall in your lap that means the world to you and you’ll be completely sold on it! xx

  14. sewtonya
    August 1, 2017 / 12:05 am

    Ugh this post makes me want to book another tattoo appointment! I have 6 roughly. One goes from my clavicle to almost my elbow. I love all of theses

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:18 pm

      Wow that sounds amazing! Sorry for fueling the addiction, hehe! xx

  15. August 1, 2017 / 1:01 am

    I love these tattoos. I wish I could show you this awesome moon design that’s very similar to the geometric designs. I generally gravitate toward literary quotes because I’m a huge book nerd.

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:20 pm

      I love literary quotes too! (I’m a lit student), I think one day I will find one that I love enough to get as a tattoo. Ohhh, if you ever get the time, please email me a photo, I would love to see it! xx

  16. August 1, 2017 / 5:13 am

    Yes! I can relate I am obsessed over tats but to sissy to get one. Lol

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:19 pm

      I was terrified! Honestly, when you psych yourself up for the absolute worst you are only ever surprised when it isn’t as bad! xx

      • August 3, 2017 / 12:18 am

        I will talk myself into one before too long lol

  17. August 1, 2017 / 5:33 am

    I want one SO bad, but don’t think I’ll get one (anytime soon) because I’m too scared. These are all dainty and cute!

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:20 pm

      Honestly, I was petrified! When you expect the worst pain imaginable, it is only ever better than what you think – I promise you that 🙂 xxx

  18. August 1, 2017 / 6:01 am

    Oooo love the second one under artistic!!! ❤️🐾

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:21 pm

      I love the really artistic ones, they’re incredible! xxx

  19. August 1, 2017 / 10:01 am

    I love the small simplistic tattoos, they are really sweet. I would love to get the quote tattoo and the roman numeral one day. Love the post.❤️

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:22 pm

      Thank you so much! I love how much people like the small ones, it’s sweet that there can be so much meaning in something so dainty and simple I think xx

  20. August 2, 2017 / 4:35 am

    I am so happy I stumbled upon your blog! I am loving your posts! I love American Traditional tattoos. I also really love spine tattoos, I think they are so sexy and feminine! Xo

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:26 pm

      Oh my god yes, I hadn’t thought of these! Thank you so so much for stopping by xxx

  21. August 2, 2017 / 1:03 pm

    Being a heavily tattooed person myself I do love a Pinterest browse for some inspiration! I currently have 8 and I’m only 19! I love neo traditional and traditional style of tattooing bold and bright! ♥️

  22. August 2, 2017 / 7:11 pm

    I would never get a tattoo but some of these look so cute. I love the small detail ones they seem so simple and pretty.

  23. August 2, 2017 / 7:55 pm

    Love love love all of these tattoos. My tattoo board on Pinterest is very similar!! They’re all amazing. I have a tattoo on the back of my arm which says ‘grandma’ – in memory of her – it’s her own handwriting too. Love the idea of your tattoo. Great post! x

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:33 pm

      Oh I love that, that is so sweet! What a perfect tattoo! xxx

  24. August 2, 2017 / 8:48 pm

    Totally in love with all of the small ones!😍

  25. August 2, 2017 / 9:58 pm

    We have such similar tattoo tastes! I have so many of these already saved on my phone haha! xx

    • August 2, 2017 / 10:37 pm

      Really?! That is so cool and weird! Hahah! xx

  26. August 3, 2017 / 6:57 am

    Lol great post! I like the origami fox…I need to get another tattoo as a cover up for this rubbish one I have on my shoulder…when I get the nerve! 😱😱😱xxx

    • August 3, 2017 / 10:27 pm

      I loved that one! ohhh really? I hope you find something you love soon! xx

  27. August 3, 2017 / 7:47 am

    Great post! I definitely feel the smaller simpler ones in the first set. I currently have a one-line elephant and seahorse on my ankles for my parents and i’m definitely booking one coming up soon for my birthday! Your tat is beautiful too! xx

    • August 3, 2017 / 10:38 pm

      Oh that sounds absolutely amazing, I love that!
      Thank you so much 🙂 xxx

  28. August 3, 2017 / 3:43 pm

    Okay fine, I really really want a tattoo now.
    Damn 😀
    I’d love to have a wave tattoo and also one that I will draw on my own 🙂

    • August 3, 2017 / 10:41 pm

      Eeeek, apologies! Hehe, so glad you liked it xx

      • August 4, 2017 / 9:58 am

        Haha 😀 Hey did it hurt when you got inked on your ribs???

  29. August 3, 2017 / 5:54 pm

    I love simple tattoos 😍 I’ve got an outline of a heart on my ankle and I’m looking at getting another outline of something on my side like you! Does it really hurt on your ribs?! X

    • August 3, 2017 / 7:48 pm

      Ohh that sounds so cute! It just felt like it was vibrating through my bone… weird I know! Honestly, if you got your ankle tattooed you’ll be more than fine! xxx

      • August 3, 2017 / 8:58 pm

        I might pluck up the courage to get it done then! Thank you lovey! Xxx

  30. August 4, 2017 / 8:37 am

    I LOVE YOUR TATTOO! I’m a fellow strapped-into-the-chair-at-18 😂xx

    • August 5, 2017 / 3:12 pm

      Thank you so much!! Really!? That’s so cool! What did you get!? Xxx

      • August 5, 2017 / 5:04 pm

        It’s really hard to explain, it’s a big floral design basically xD xx

  31. August 5, 2017 / 11:54 am

    I love the little tattoos as well. They look really cute and sweet. The best option for people who are not really great at dealing with pain.

    • August 5, 2017 / 3:17 pm

      That’s such a good point! Thanks for stopping by xxx

  32. August 12, 2017 / 9:24 pm

    wow that is one nice post with some amazing pictures. Thanks for posting.

  33. August 25, 2017 / 10:59 am

    I have 5 but my favorite one is Wanderlust on my shoulder 🙂 check my blog and you will know why! :DDD

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