30 Tiny Tattoo Ideas for Major Inspiration

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Tattoos are becoming more and more popular, but not everyone wants a big piece, and those who are getting their first tattoo might also want to start small. Tiny tattoos are easy to cover up if your workplace/school discourages them, they’re more affordable than larger tattoos, and they’re so cute. If you’re thinking about inking, take a look at these 30 ideas for major inspiration.

If you’re a flower child

1. This adorable cactus in a pot

2. This faint bunch of wildflowers

3. These doodled flowers

4. This cute palm tree

5. This tiny leaf

 

If you’re a foodie

1. This little pineapple

2. This slice of pizza. (Perfect idea for matching tattoos with your BFF)

3. This ~flawless~ avocado

4. This perfect Mexican meal

5. This series of junk food (if you can't pick just one)

 

If you’re an animal lover

1. These elephants walking

2. This paw print

3. These birds flying

4. This super cute bunny

5. This subtle kitty piece

Related: 15 of the Cutest Celebrity Tattoos Ever

If you love quotes

1. "Hakuna matata" (it means 'no worries')

2. "Art changes everything"

3. "Create yourself"

4. "Be brave"

5. "I am the hero of this story"

If you’re an adventurer

1. This tiny mountain range

2. This little map

3. This solar system

4. Coordinates of a place that's special to you

5. This globe and a plane pair that's perfect for the avid traveler.

If you’re a bibliophile

1. “I am”- The Bell Jar

2. "Words, are our most inexhaustible source of magic."

3. This tiny book and mug

4. These stars from the Harry Potter novels

5. "Timshel"- East of Eden

Little tattoos are super fun and don’t require much upkeep or money. They can mean as much or as little to you as you want. We can’t see a downside to tiny tats. Time to get inked, collegiettes!

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