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94 Original Butterfly Tattoo Designs For Every Summer Enthusiast


What’s the story that lays behind a tattoo? Even if you are up to date with the latest trends in the tattoo domain or if you simply like to admire them on your friends’ body, you’ve probably asked yourself this question at least one time in your life. Well, if we are to take things seriously, tattoos are maybe some of the most powerful human symbols. It is something beautiful and magic about the fact that their meaning can be expressed in a personal and beautiful way that can be kept close to one’s body forever.

That’s why maybe one of the “bad” parts of getting a tattoo stays in choosing its pattern. There are so many symbols, so many quotes, so many meanings that at a certain moment you’ll only lose yourself in the process, but don’t worry: that’s why you’re here!  In today’s article, we will speak about some of the most gorgeous and beautiful butterfly tattoos that you’ll ever see! Keep an eye on them, study them carefully and pick the one that perfectly matches your style. Let’s get it started!

1. Love-Sharing Butterfly Tattoo

The grace of the butterfly, along with the powerful symbolism of the heart can build an amazing story through this tattoo pattern.


2. The Blue Butterfly Tattoo

Are you the queen of matching styles? If not, with this tattoo and this hairstyle you’ll certainly become one!


3. Cherry Blossom Butterfly

Emphasize this beautiful tattoo by wearing a pair of elegant sandals, and you’ll totally turn heads!


4. Mirror-Mirror Butterfly

The beautiful wings of this butterfly spread love, while their reflection emphasizes a dreamy mountain landscape.


5. The Duo

The color and shape of these two beautiful butterflies got us dreaming of the beautiful summer nights. If you’re looking for a tiny tattoo with a great symbolism, this might be the one.

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6. The Jumbo Butterfly

The color splash is the one that gives life to this cute, black and white elephant & butterfly tattoo. Sweet and elegant at the same time!


7. The Lily Butterfly

The lily is a well-recognized symbol of fertility, pureness and innocence. The insertion of that little butterfly into the background gives it a summer-ish effect.


8. The Butterfly Family

If we were to think up the story behind this tattoo, we would probably tell that these three butterflies are part of a family: the little one is the child that is flying happily through the flowers while their parents are watching it.


9.The Butterfly Splash

Are you an artist? Or are you in love with paintings? If so, we recommend trying this stunning, double-blended tattoo design.


10. The Simple One

It is said that sophistication is usually found in simple things. Looking at this tiny, beautiful tattoo design, we couldn’t agree more.


11. The Water Lily Butterfly

While the butterfly is a symbol of acceptance, transformation and faith, the water lily is the symbol of beauty. Combine them to get a “one of a kind tattoo.”


12. The Spine Line Butterflies

These fairytale-colored butterflies can express both happiness, pureness and innocence. Emphasize their beauty by wearing them with a backless dress!


13. The Wrist Butterflies

If you love butterflies, we suggest getting a tattoo like this. You’ll be able to see it constantly and it will surely make you smile every single time!


14. The Shade Butterfly

The combination of bright and dark colors on this beautiful tattoo makes it noticeable at first glance.


15. The Musical Butterfly

If you just adore spending summer days by your window, playing the piano and watching the beautiful “dance” of the butterflies in your garden, this tattoo is totally for you.

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16. Half reality, half art

Considering their beauty and grace, we could easily tell that butterflies resemble with real pieces of art. If you can relate to this, try this beautiful tattoo design that splits the reality into pieces and reveals the other side of these beautiful creatures.


17. The Ring Butterfly

Who needs diamonds when you can have butterflies?


18. The Shaped Quote

One of the most common ways in which you can personalize your tattoo is by associating it with a quote that you like. This pattern highlights the beauty of a combination between a nice colored shaped butterfly design and a wise quote.


19. Dark Shaped Butterfly

Who said that only bright colored butterflies are beautiful? Dark shaped ones have their tint of mistery and grace that simpy fascinates the eye.


20. Big Wings To Fly

Looking for a catchy butterfly tattoo? We might have the answer. It’s basically impossible not to observe the big, sublime wings of this marvelous butterfly.


21. Firefly Butterfly

The general design of this tattoo reminds us of a firefly. We bet that it also glows in the dark!


22. Motivational Butterfly

Concerning the fact that the butterfly is a symbol of peace and purity, it can also be used in addition to a nice, motivational quote.


23. The Butterfly Exposition

It seems like these beautiful butterflies were put on display on a certain exposition. They’re stunning!


24. The girly butterflies

If you’re looking for something more girly-like, try on this bright colored multiple-butterfly tattoo pattern!


25. The butterfly dream

Blue-blue butterfly, flying up-up to the sky…


26. The Burgundy Butterfly

The burgundy shades on this beautiful butterfly tattoo are stunning. It’s a must have!


27. The Rose Butterfly

This tattoo inspires both mistery and grace. It’s a beautiful combination of both sexy and elegant styles.


28. The Eyed Butterfly

It may seem pretty, but be careful: it keeps track of all your actions!


29. The Triple Butterfly

Nothing can be more inspiring than having to wear your favorite symbol every single day on a visible part of your body.


30. The Tiny Butterflies

Who needs huge tattoos when you can express yourself so well within these beautiful, tiny designs?


31. The Blue & White Butterfly

If you’re still trying to decide on which colors you should get your first butterfly tattoo, blue & white might be a great idea.


32. The Long Butterfly

We never thought that these beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow can be combined in such a creative way! It seems like the “model” plays a pretty important role as well.


33. The Neck Tattoo

There is nothing sexier than having a hidden neck tattoo on your body. Various outfits can emphasize it, and it can bring a hint of originality and style to the general appearance.


34. The Crashed Butterfly

Even if this awesome butterfly tattoo would be easy to recognize from a hundred similar ones, there’s something special about its meaning, that comes from the fact that it seems like one of its wings is simply falling into pieces…


35. Black and white butterflies

Sometimes we don’t need bright colored tattoos to light up our world. Sometimes we only need a black and white, simple tattoo with a personal meaning that will remind us how special we are.


36. The Fragile Butterfly

Most of the times, beautiful things are fragile and this also applies to butterflies. Choose this tattoo pattern to remind yourself that life can be fragile and because of this it should be lived to its fullest.


37. The Color – Combined Butterfly

The contrast that resulted from the combination of these bright colors and the dark contour is simply stunning.

A Butterfly Tattoo on Wrist

38. The Purple Butterfly

The beautiful shades on this beautiful butterfly emphasize its pureness and grace.


39. The Red Butterfly

We all know that red is the color of passion – so if you’re looking for a tattoo that would express both sexiness and cuteness, this might be the one.


40. The Pair

These mirrored-glass tattoos are perfect if you want to opt in for a simple, yet elegant and significant tattoo.


41. The Owl-Looking Butterfly

If your favorite two symbols are the butterfly and the owl and you’re still trying to decide which one you should include in your next tattoo, say no more. We might have the solution.


42. The Bright Colored Butterfly

This bright colored butterfly can instantly switch one’s mood from sad to happy!


43. The Loving Butterfly

What can be more beautiful than emphasizing your love for someone through a sweet tattoo like this one?


44. The Color Splash Butterflies

If you’re looking for a tattoo that would break the monotony out of your life, this might be the one.


45. All Black Butterfly

If black is totally your color in terms of outfits, styling and other preferences, then you should definitely get this tattoo.


46. The Dark Blue Butterfly

Despite the fact that its size is just tiny, this tattoo has a dramatic effect that makes it special.


47. The Rainbow Butterfly

Who doesn’t like rainbows? You’ll love them more if you’ll see them transposed in this beautiful tattoo pattern.


48. Bright Winged Butterfly

The beautiful colors on the wings of this butterfly are just stunning. It will certainly turn heads.


49. The Sun-like Butterfly

The intense orange color of this beautiful tattoo makes it similar to a silver lining.


50. The Artsy Butterfly

This tattoo looks like the finished work of art of a talented painter.


51. The Time Butterfly

Even id butterflies and time can be placed as opposite symbols, this doesn’t mean that they can’t look cute together.


52. The Sketched Butterfly

This awesome butterfly pattern is similar to a successful sketch of a talented artist.


53. The Tiny Butterfly on the back

Despite its size, the awesome design of this butterfly tattoo speaks for itself.


54. The Spine Butterflies

Even if you need more courage to do it, this beautiful tattoo design it’s totally worth the try!


55. The Butterfly Crown

This beautifully designed tattoo is the perfect example of the fact that not all crowns are made of diamonds and worn on the head.


56. The Wrist Butterfly

As we previously mentioned, wrist tattoos have a special meaning. Even if you choose to get a matching one or not, you should definitely enjoy it!


57. The Simple Butterfly

If you’re looking for something more classy, this tattoo might fit you. In fact, “simple is the new sophisticated”, right?


58. The Chest Tattoo

If your love and passion for butterflies exceeds anything else, get a tattoo by means of which you can always keep them close to you.


59. The 3D Butterfly

The 3D effect on this stunning tattoo is so precisely designed that we can barely recognize that it is just a tattoo.


60. The Dark Turquoise Butterfly

Turquoise is a happy color. If you decide to combine it in a beautifully designed tattoo like this one, you’ll probably achieve your goal.


61. The Classic One

If you’re looking for a classy black and white butterfly tattoo, you should definitely put this one on the list!


62. The purple & blue butterfly

The combination of purple and blue on this awesome tattoo design gives it a dramatic and natural feeling.


63. The Skull Butterfly

If you thought that butterfly tattoos are only for the persons with “girly personalities”, this tattoo will prove you wrong.


64. The Dark Red Butterfly

The intense red color on this tattoo design makes it simply unforgettable.


65. The Quote Butterfly

There is nothing more personal and meaningful than associating your beloved symbol with one of your favorite motivational quotes.


66. The Continuous Butterflies

If black is your favorite color, or if you simply want a tattoo that would fit any outfit, this continuous one would be perfect.


67. The Tiny Butterfly

Even if it doesn’t seem so, simple and tiny tattoos are more visible and noticeable that you’d ever think, so don’t underestimate them!


68. The Moon Butterfly

The association between the moon which symbolizes creativity, power and growth and the butterfly which symbolizes purity and innocence is interesting.


69. Curly Shaped Butterfly

If you’re fascinated about beautiful and curly butterfly tattoo designs, we suggest taking a look at this one!


70. The Double Trouble

If you’ll look attentively on this awesome tattoo design, you’ll observe that it has a double symbolistic.


71. The Arm Butterfly

If you’re looking for a classic arm butterfly tattoo, the design of the following one is really nice and clean.


72. The Wide Wings

If this beautiful tattoo could speak, it would definitely say “Spread your wings and fly!”


73. Baby Butterfly

This colorful baby butterfly is super cute!


74. Arm Butterfly

If you want to get a beautiful and general arm tattoo, you can choose this one. Its shape and color will put a smile on your face every single day!


75. The Goth Butterfly

Who said butterfly tattoos are only for girls? Opt in for this one if you’re looking for something more “darker”.


76. The Contoured One

The contour on this beautiful tattoo design emphasizes its size and shape and makes it more noticeble.


77. The Tiny One

Even though you’ll opt in for a tiny butterfly tattoo, its strong symbolistic will remain the same.


78. Matching Leg Butterfly

Nothing will match a short skirt better than this artistic butterfly designs! All eyes on you!


79. The Human Face Butterfly

If you’re into optical illusions, you should definitely check this out! The design and idea are simply speechless.


80. The Eyed Butterfly

What can we say more when this beautiful pair of eyes looks so beautifully at us?


81. The Sun Tattoo

The sun and the butterfly: an awesome combination that won’t pass unnoticed, for sure!


82. The Integrated One

Searching for a multiple-object patterned tattoo? Well, if you also intended to add a butterfly to it, we think we might have the solution!


83. Spread Your Wings

If you’re looking for a tattoo that would express both happiness, freedom and elegance, you should totally get this one!


84. The Palm Butterfly

The only butterfly that will live on your palm forever.


85. The Butterfly Garden

This beautiful back tattoo design reminds us of a garden in summer, with butterflies flying all over the bloomed flowers.


86. Neck Butterfly Tattoo

The neck is one of the sexiest places of the body in which you can place a tattoo.


87. The Spine Butterfly

Inspiring elegance, class and style, this tattoo would be a great fit for every single romantic soul out there.


88. The Flowers Butterflies

The symmetrical shapes of these beautifully designed symbols are simply stunning.


89. The Ballerina Tattoo

As we mentioned earlier, if you like optical illusions, but you also appreciate the grace and elegance of ballerinas, this tattoo is made up for you!


90. The Belly Butterfly

…When you literally get butterflies in your tummy!


91. The Shaped Butterfly

If you like symmetrical tattoos and creative designs made out of shapes, we highly recommend this tattoo!


92. Japanese Tattoo

The Japanese style of these 2 beautiful tattoos gives us a fresh and clean reinterpretation of this symbol.

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93. Back Butterfly Tattoo

This beautiful colored butterfly will always have your back, literally!


94. The Plant Butterfly Tattoo

It’s just us, or this awesome plant background emphasizes the beautiful color and contour of this butterfly?


Believe it or not, this is the end! But it’s only the end of the article and not the end of your personal story. You’re the only master of it, so choose wisely between these beautiful butterfly tattoo designs and turn it into your dream tattoo!

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