Tattoos are an amazing way to decorate your body and display the things that are most important to you. There are so many different styles and designs that it can feel overwhelming to just choose one. Couple that with choosing the placement and you can quickly see why people end up with a body full of ink.Wrist tattoos are often a great first tattoo choice because it can be something small and inspirational for you without having to be too large or take too much time to design. This is a common first tattoo for women because it is usually a really cute and small feature to test the ink waters so to speak.
Wrist tattoos are quickly becoming a favorite place to get inked. It's a very visible option to show the world how you really feel and what matters to you the most. This has been a growing trend for everyone from big celebrities to your everyday school teacher.
From quotes to symbols, flowers and bold nature designs a wrist might seem like a small canvas to work with but the choices you have can be endless. explore all your options and see what fits your personality best, whether you want something inspirational or something small and cute.
Great First Tattoo
When you get your first tattoo you want to choose a place that you can enjoy. especially if you've spent a lot of time and money on the work. you want to be able to see it day after day and feel good about the choice and gain the courage or motivation to work hard for another one. The wrist tattoo makes the best first tattoo because it's in a location that you can actually see. you can see the symbolism or the inspirational quote every day and feel great about it as opposed to it being somewhere like your back or your shoulder.
Here's something fun and lighthearted you'll be happy to see every day and may inspire a whole sleeve of unicorn themed tattoos.
Symbols For A Cute Wrist Tattoo
Some tattoos are special to an individual wearer and some tattoos have a universal language to all who choose to display it on their person in solidarity of a cause. Some symbols are so much more than just a cool tattoo design. Some symbols can be inspirational and meaningful for you and the group you identify with. Symbols like the semicolon or the flag of your country on your wrist tattoo let all who see it's a glimpse into what's important to you and what you represent. Other symbols are special to you and your following and are a way for you to keep certain causes close to you.
The semicolon is a common tattoo you will see for the mental health awareness. It is worn to encourage those who have depression, anxiety, or those who have self-harmed or attempted suicide to represent the continuation of life. When an author uses a semicolon they choose to leave a story or a sentence open just as life should always be.
This semicolon represents the leaving your heart open for love to come in
A solitary arrow can mean a few things. It can represent movement and direction or it can represent defense and protection from harm.
Show your love for the furry pet in your life. Pets become almost like children in our lives so it only makes sense to find some way to incorporate them in a cute wrist tattoo.
This lifeline tattoo uses the heart and the EKG lines to make a cute tattoo design on the inner part of the wrist.
At the end of the day there is the moon and at the end of every night, there is the sun. This tattoo ties together the moon and sun together
Wrist tattoo symbols for the traveler in you
Does the call of the wild call to you. Do you long for a new place to see, new people, to meet and new adventures to be on? Then you might have the travel bug. Don't worry the best way to treat the travel bug is to take many trips to new places often. These small wrist tattoos are for all of you who have the travel bug and want to show it to the world. It might even inspire those around you to catch their own travel bug
A small wrist tattoo featuring a globe and an airplane going around it to show off all the places you'd like to go. This is a small cute way to express that little travel bug inside of you
This is another way to express your travel fever with a flat map of the world.
A compass rose so you always find your way no matter how far you have traveled in life or in the world.
Fun Characters Themes
Unicorns .and the Grinch are beloved characters. And if your a 90's kid you loved the Nickolodean splat logo. who says your tattoo has to be boring and serious. Your wrist tattoo can be something that shows off just how off just how fun and whimsical you are. This can be done with characters or funny quotes or great use of colors. if you want something that shows off your favorite things to the world then a wrist tattoo is a great choice.
This harry potter themed white ink tattoo is so amazing. It really shows off the extent that this potter head would go for their house
cute fun and unique couple tattoo for you and your special someone
He be a pirate owl heading out on the open seas, or just chilling on your wrist tattoo
These cartoon character gloves are a creative and cool design that shows how much fun you are
An easily recognizable character you love
let your cat lover spirit flow free
Show off your love of photography with an amazing design dedicated to your hobby
Quotes for a Wrist Tattoos
Italicized, bold script or cursive. English, Chinese script, or Spanish. the way something is written out can be just as important as what is being said. Words used as a tattoo design or apart of an inspirational tattoo design is a way to create meaningful ink. Wheather it is a quote from a movie, a holy scripture or a family motto, sometimes the simplest words or phrases can evoke such strong emotions like passion or courage that keeping those words close can help you every day. A wrist tattoo featuring a quote can show what you really believe in. Keep loved ones special words of comfort, or reminders of what's most important to you in a space you will always see.
Know that words have power and that's why we are always taught to be careful how we talk to ourselves and others. Use powerful words and phrases to bring to your life the things you want to bring into your life.
Quotes that tug at the heartstrings a reminder of whats really important
Small inner wrist tattoos inspirational words giving you encouragement all the time
A cute a small inner wrist tattoo design. A bird tied to the word believe in beautiful cursive
Resilience in a lovely script with a rose under
A small family of birds on the outer part of your wrist with the word familia in a nice cursive lettering
like in real life love is not always clear to see
Use your words to speak greatness into your life with your tattoos. This side wrist tattoos making you believe in anything that you are passionate about
Sometimes you need a reminder to be brave. This is a cute wrist tattoo in the inner part of the wrist.
If you want something less dainty and more of a statement. This Still I Rise is bold and fierce lettering like you mean it
Faith is something you need at all times. This wrist tattoo allows you to keep it with you at all times
this mix of the protection and movement of an arrow as well as the strong word warrior with a semicolon in place of an I representing not ending life but continuing to allow life to continue and move despite headships and possible mental health issues. this tattoo is an example of an extremely well-thought out and meaningful design you can help but find inspirational.
Cute Couple Wrist Tattoos
Tattooing your partners' name on your body is known to be followed by a dreaded breakup. For that reason, people avoid placing their partners' name on their body because it is almost like a curse on the relationship. But at the same time, you want to have something that represents both of you on each other. It's difficult to find a couple tattoo that suits both partners. But with a wrist tattoo, you can be sure that it's on display for the world to see. It's a perfect way to show your union and get closer to your partner. They can be a matching symbol or maybe two symbols that are symbolic of unity like a lock and a key or the crowns of a king and queen. Now not only are you more united and representing your relationship on your wrist for the world to see. But there is no fear of the curse of the tattooed name.
These sides of the wrist tattoos are cute on their own but together they are so much more meaningful showing the world your heats and the one who has it.
these arrows have a more meaningful feel to them when you share it with someone else.
This is extremely cute and fun couple tattoo to show off how much you each loves the Disney brand
The hearts in these puzzle pieces are so cute and joined let you know that you have found your other half
hoping that this bird always finds this cage so that you may always be together
these ying and yang type lizards come togeather to make a heart between the two
This heart puzzle piece is simple but always meaningful in the inner part of the wrist
True King and Queen of cards together always in hearts and on the side of their wrist for the world to see
Cute Matching Tattoos For BFFS
Siblings and cousins can be thick as thieves making everyone who walks in on their conversations instantly feel like an outsider. maybe you have a friend who has always felt like family because they have been there for all the major parts of life that matter.sometimes you find someone in life that you cant explain why but the connection you have is life you knew each other in a past life and have been looking for each other in this one. When you really connect with someone you want to share something permanent with them. a wrist tattoo is a great way to share something with someone you couldn't live without. This can be something as simple as a shared flower or maybe a symbol that represents the things you have battled against together. whatever you choose it will show the world you bond with no explanation needed. A matching tattoo will say volumes to what you mean to one another.
When you have found someone who is the Snoopy to your Woodstock you never let them go
These arrows are twisted in the infinity symbol and look good on both male and females
A matching birds tattoo for you and your best friend. Cause when you find someone who flies like you do you want to keep them forever
Wildflowers to show how unique your friendship is. You may not fit the typical mold but you have each other and you are both as wild and free as the day you met each other only better.
Tiny and Cute Wrist Tattoos
Maybe you’re shy about the statement you want to make to the world. Or you have a really conservative work environment or home and want to get something that speaks volumes while being discreet. Tiny wrist tattoos are a great trend that allows for the wearer to have something that means the world to them close but also tastefully designed to be easily unseen. With a tiny tattoo simple is best. Because it is so small you don’t want to get bogged down with too much detail so a small heart for love or maybe the outline of a lion for courage make great choices for the simpler design you are aiming for. A wrist tattoo is a perfect place for something so small yet so meaningful to be displayed.
This turtle is adorable on the inner part of the arm and it's as small as the bed of your nails. almost unnoticeable unless someone really is near you.
This cat on this colorful moon reminds me of a foreign film Keke's Delivery Service or even sailor moon. it's adorable and the mix of black with the colored moon makes it very eyecathcing and uniqe
this lotus flower is outlined and just sort of colored in. it's so dainty and beautiful.
This plane is tiny and unassuming. You'd never know that you were in the presence of a travel bug just dying to travel the world
A tiny heart on the inner part of your home. Cute and small
this elephant looks great no matter what side of the wrist you place it
This wrist tattoo featuring this small space scene is cuter than a bracelet.
this sun and moon can be meaningful to you and its small design looks great
this small bird in flight on the very tip of the wrist looks very wistful and ready to just jump off the skin
butterflies are never a bad idea when it comes to tattoos and this wrist tattoo is just another example of a cute design
If this is your first tattoo and your a bit needle shy then tiny tattoos allow you to build up courage in your tattoo journey.
Beautiful and understated allows it to blend in with other accessories
Cute Flower Wrist Tattoos
Nature is so giving. It gives us so much inspiration in the way of beautiful flowers all around us. you can draw on the inspiration of the flowers to create a wonderful wrist tattoo. Flowers are a cute tattoo design to add to your wrist. It can be done in a variety of colors and styles. And new tattoo technology is so good that flowers really look like they are flowing and moving on my arm. Roses can be twisted all along your wrist or a delicate daisy on the side of your wrist. A really cute wrist flower tattoo can be small and dainty or it can be something larger and more substantial really commanding attention almost like a corsage on your wrist at all times.
these delicate cherry blossoms are beautiful
These flowers are so bold in design. No apologies necessary for the beauty that they bring to your wrist.
The color of this flower almost makes it seem like it might just fade out
This bold flower design on the inner portion of the wrist is a beautiful and inspirational design
This flower design is of a dandelion with seeds blowing in the wind. It can represent letting things go in life.
This rose is a beautiful flower design and its shading makes it an intricately detailed art that you would love on your wrist
This tattoo on the side of the wrist is a progression of a flower showing the growth of all living things in life
This wildflower on the side of the wrist is a beautiful example of when flowers have such deeper meanings and inspirational feelings
This is an example of a realistic and gorgeous tattoo that anyone would love on their wrist
this flower on the side of the wrist is a simple but cute tattoo
this flower design includes the symbol of the triangle that stands for strength and balance. it's like the whole tattoo is strength balance and beauty. so simple and dynamic
this flower is a cover up but it is so beautiful you don't even care. the colors are so dynamic and the shading makes it almost jump off the skin.
Bold Designs for Wrist Tattoos
Not everyone is a dainty flower of a small symbol kind of person. Some tattoos have to be more of a representation of the people they are on. tough and bold and full of intricate and interesting details. If discreet is not really your thing then make it big. get bold with shapes and patterns that create something that represents you the best. Show of all the personality the world has given you on a wrist tattoo you can't wait to show off. Choose something that is not only inspirational but also something that is uniquely you.
This bold leaf pattern with a dragonfly takes over the entire wrist. it is a design that catches the eye instantly and makes you want to ask the story behind the ink.
This pattern is intricate in its shading. the shapes are simple but its done very creatively and bold
this heart made of two fingerprints is not small or unassuming. this tattoo makes the statement that this heart and the fingerprints its made of are so important to them
this anchor usually seen as a masculine symbol of strength and courage is covered in beautiful light colored flowers making the design beautiful and unique.
this moon is done beautifully. its delicate details coupled with its size is something that is truly enviable.
cute nature wrist tattoos
For some nature is not just the thing that lingers outside of their home and car. For nature lovers, nature and all its elements are apart of everything they are. Flowers aren't the only thing that nature gives us that can inspire you to create a better tattoo. nature is all around us so why not create a piece that shows how important it is in your life for a wrist tattoo. Trees, mountains, and bumblebees are just a few examples of the great nature tattoos you can use in your design.
This tree is a beautiful and delicate tattoo design for the wrist
this tree is also simple but instead of being naked it has watercolors for the foliage. its a colorful and unique interpretation of nature.
this crescent moon and bunny is done entirely with dotwork. it's a beautiful rendition and its simplicity makes it
This tree scene is beautiful and done so well with shading to create depth
these birds taking off the wrist is a cute and creative tattoo design that is small and yet bold
this slithering serpent makes a great wrist tattoo wrapping all around
Enjoy Your Tattoo
After you've gone through all the different inspiration boards and have chosen a fun or meaningful tattoo for yourself, find an amazing artist to bring your dream to life. know that a wrist tattoo may hurt more than other tattoo placements simply because there is less fat and cushion in the area. but it will be so worth it because you will have the satisfaction of looking at your wrist tattoo, big or small, and it will inspire you to get another and another till you somehow end up with an entire body full of tattoos that reflect the person you are on the inside