20 Exciting Butterfly and Flower Tattoos

Tattoos usually have themes and meaning. Even a simple letters tattoo will have some significance for the wearer. The relationship between the butterfly and flower is considered the most romantic among all relations. It signifies love and flirtation and this theme has sustained despite epic characters like Romeo and Juliet. The design of the butterfly with any flower gives the artist scope for delicate art work that a heavier design would not permit. Fine lines and classic shading can be seen in all the representations of this theme.

Tattoos are attention grabbers, style statements and just for fun too. Some have special messages embedded in their designs because of the theme used like horror, romance, strength, flirtation, love, etc. The butterfly and flower theme is the most popular one when one wishes to express love and romance. Young girls like this theme irrespective of whether they are involved with anyone or not. The subject of the theme gives the artists scope to create beautiful and delicate pieces of art.

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Bumble Bee Tattoos, Black Rose Tattoos, Cancer Ribbon Tattoos and Sparrow Tattoos.

Astral Effect

This is a delicate piece of art. The bright pink flowers with the pink and blue butterfly hovering over them have a superb artistic depth making them look almost real. The stars far away in the sky have created a lovely 3D effect.

Astral Effect

Astral Effect

A Masterpiece

Butterfly wings that look like a tiger’s face is something would not even imagine. This tattoo, with this unusual butterfly and bright double-colored flowers is a masterpiece that goes beyond the description.

A Masterpiece

A Masterpiece

Simple Joy

This is a very simple yet artistic representation of the romantic butterfly-flower theme. The small pink flowers are the only color whereas the butterfly is designed in simple black and gray. But the fine lines and shading make it a lovely tattoo.

Simple Joy

Simple Joy

The Gatecrasher

This standard tattoo of the butterfly and flower romance has a third element…the dragonfly that seems to have an interest in the flower too! Besides the unusual theme the colors and shading are worth admiring.

The Gatecrasher

The Gatecrasher

Attractive

A lovely foot deserves a lovely tattoo. This tattoo with the bright red tiny flower is ably complemented by the equally tiny but beautiful blue butterfly. The overall effect is of exotic simplicity.

Attractive

Attractive

Expression of Love

The message of this tattoo is very obvious. The romantic theme of butterfly flower design combined with the letters show is a surefire message of love for someone.

Expression of Love

Expression of Love

The Classic Combo

The sunflower in this tattoo has been designed in its full glory. The flame-like color of the flower goes superbly with the gray-blue wings of the butterfly making a bright combination that draws attention.

The Classic Combo

The Classic Combo

Simply Lovely

The tattoo in this snap is the simplest possible version of a butterfly and flower tattoo art. The use of just black with gray filling still looks brilliant because of the unmatched quality of the shape and the artistic shading.

Simply Lovely

Simply Lovely

Hovering Fantasy

This butterfly looks as if it is still deciding whether it would be appropriate to perch on such an exotic flower. As an art form the black and blue combination of the butterfly looks lovely with the bright pink flower.

Hovering Fantasy

Hovering Fantasy

Pink and Blue

This tattoo has a great 3D effect with one butterfly seeming to fly a little further away from the other two. The perfect outlines and classy shading make this a traditional yet brilliant tattoo worth copying.

Pink and Blue

Pink and Blue

Extras

One butterfly isn’t enough if you love them. The two butterflies, one blue and one pink have great formation and shading so do not look excessive despite the size. The flower has great lines with light and dark strokes making it a piece of art.

Extras

Extras

Embroidered Maybe!

This tattoo has a classic embroidery kind of look. The use of dark outlines and muted pink-gray shading has made the butterfly and flowers look very classy and stylish.

Embroidered Maybe!

Embroidered Maybe!

Shaded Glory

The colors and shading in this butterfly flower tattoo are class. The black and pink of the butterfly goes well with the pink shaded flower. But this tattoo is different because even the green leaves have a tinge of yellow making it very unusual.

Shaded Glory

Shaded Glory

Classic Story

This is a classic representation of the butterfly flower romance theme. The delicate outlines and superb shading make the foot tattoo look lovely.

Classic Story

Classic Story

Just Right

Using just one color has made this a very unique tattoo despite the theme of flower and butterfly. The single blue shade has made it look as if the flower and the butterfly have merged into one creating a charming artistic display.

Just Right

Just Right

Brightness

The vibrant colors in this tattoo are a class act. The red butterfly wings with a slight touch of yellow looks almost life-like. The flower with its deep blue with a dash of pink makes the entire tattoo look cool.

Brightness

Brightness

Moth and Lilies

A lily is a symbol of love and a moth a symbol of sacrifice. Put them together you get a relationship between two beings that is willing to sacrifice anything for each other. The vibrant red of the flowers adds a splash of color to the subdued colors of the rest of the design.

Moth and Lilies

Moth and Lilies

The Arty One

This is brilliant among brilliant! The butterfly in this tattoo has very black outlines with yellow and mauve design that is truly unique. The flowers with their red and yellow shading match the beauty of the butterfly to perfection.

The Arty One

The Arty One

Colors that Show

Come spring, and colorful butterflies will go in search of the sweetest nectar from the most attractive flowers. This tattoo shows many butterflies hovering over and around a gorgeous lily in full bloom. This is an example of a perfect blend of bright colors and artistic shading.

Colors that Show

Colors that Show

Nicely Colorful

This is a very lovely butterfly and flower tattoo. The orange, pink, blue and green colors have been used in such a brilliant combination that they scene looks real without being gaudy.

Nicely Colorful

Nicely Colorful

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  • Pradeep

    All of the above look great but. I only like the shiny ones!

  • Marie

    Simple Joy is so cute. I’d really want one in the future. ^^

  • Jai

    I think it’s the Astral Effect that’s the best in this collection. It’s a good idea it’s the first image to be shown.

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