Butterfly tattoo are a popular design choice, and for good reason. Regarded as beautiful, delicate parts of nature the butterfly looks great paired with the body’s natural form, no matter the placement.
Having a butterfly tattoo strategically placed on your body will accentuate your already beautiful features and draw any eye directly to that body part.
They are a symbol of freedom, beauty, liberty, and transformation.
If you’re planning on your first piece or you’re adding to a collection, these 21+ beautiful butterfly tattoo designs will provide some inspiration.
Black and white butterfly tattoo on the calf
Knee Butterfly Tattoo
Butterfly Back Tattoo
Make it small and delicate – let the wings of the butterfly help you fly.
Look as if a butterfly has landed on your skin. This is a perfect option for those who love elegant and petite designs.
Shaded Butterfly Tattoo
Ankle tattoos are an excellent spot for a subtle and elegant design. Although it’s one of the most painful areas for ink, it’s also one of the most delicate.
Purple iris flower with butterfly
The blue butterfly represents joy and luck.
This placement has become increasingly popular with the next generation of tattoo lovers. As this is an area that’s not easy to hide, make sure you think seriously about the location before getting it done.
The collarbone is a great location for a butterfly tattoo, as the amount of surface area means you can make it any shape and size that you’d like.
Monarch butterfly and flowers
In recent times, the forearm has been a popular spot, and you can work these butterflies down into your wrist and let them wrap across your skin.