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Butterfly Stomach Tattoos

Updated on August 27, 2013
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

Butterfly Stomach Tattoo Designs


Butterfly Stomach Tattoos

Butterfly stomach tattoos can be designed in a variety of different ways. Butterfly stomach tattoos are a popular choice for women. In fact, the butterfly is one of the most popular tattoo symbols in the entire world. Women choose the butterfly tattoo for a variety of different reasons, such as symbolic meaning of the butterfly or for the beauty of the butterfly. In this article, we will take a look at butterfly stomach tattoos. We will look at several different butterfly tattoo designs and we will also discuss sizes, meanings, ideas, and more.

The butterfly is a tattoo symbol that is cute, innocent, beautiful, graceful, and sexy. Stomach butterfly tattoos are a great way to show off your beautiful tattoo. It is one of the few tattoo symbols that have the complete package, which is another reason why it is so popular among women. One of the best ways to sport this beautiful butterfly is on the stomach. The stomach remains one of the top locations to be tattooed among women. Some butterfly tattoo designs can stretch from the stomach to your sides, so we will include a portion of that location also.

Now, there are several advantages when it comes to butterfly tattoos. As you read earlier, the butterfly tattoo has several characteristics and it can be viewed in several ways by different people. Although the butterfly is viewed as cute and beautiful, it can also be viewed as "sexy". If your looking for a sexy tattoo symbol, the butterfly can fit. All these traits of the butterfly mean that it can be fitting to different types of personalities. The butterfly can be associated to several different types of women, which is yet another reason that it is so popular. Butterfly tattoos can be designed in many ways, such as the Celtic butterfly tattoo or the tribal butterfly tattoo. These are two popular art styles in tattooing. Butterflies can be designed alone or designed with other tattoo symbols. There are plenty of options when it comes to butterfly tattoos. Make sure you take the time to view all the designs available on this page so you can get an idea of what you like and want.

Another advantage of butterfly tattoos is color. Butterfly stomach tattoos can be designed in any color. The butterfly is one of the few tattoo symbols that are appropriate in nearly any color. Some women prefer the natural look of the butterfly and base the color choices on butterflies they are familiar with. These butterfly tattoo designs are usually done in black, orange, yellow, or blue. Since there are so many different types of butterflies, no color is really out of the question. Tattoo artist have put a creative twist on the butterfly over the years and vibrant colors such as pink and purple are available as well. You want to think about what color pattern you will want applied before you get inked. If you can't choose, the tattoo artist should have plenty of designs to look at.

Stomach butterfly tattoo designs can also be done in a variety of different sizes. When we talk about stomach tattoos, we often want to choose small designs. The stomach is a small area, but the sides and groin give you a little more room if your interested in a larger design. You'll see a lot of flower butterfly tattoo designs, even on the stomach. For example, you may see some that include a rose, lotus, lily, or daisy. You may want to go with two or three small butterflies instead of just one. You always have your sides if you need more space or prefer a larger design.


Stomach Butterfly Tattoo Designs And Meanings

Stomach butterfly tattoos can go with a variety of different tattoo symbols. The butterfly can be designed with flowers, stars, dragonflies, ladybugs, frogs, fairies, and many more. This is something that you want to think about if you want more then just a single butterfly tattoo. The stomach offers plenty of room for a larger design as you can see in the photos. As you read earlier, the sides and groin give you a little more room if your looking at adding flowers, stars, or art. Trail ink is also a common choice in butterfly tattoos. This gives an appearance of motion to the butterfly. The butterfly is just a perfect tattoo symbol to work with because you can do so much with them.

One great thing about butterfly stomach tattoos is that they can be covered when needed. Show your stomach butterfly tattoo off by simply removing your shirt. Even at this age and time, people still frown upon tattoos. I know you may be thinking that you don't care, but it is something that you need to consider. With the stomach tattoo of butterflies, you will be able to show off your butterfly design if you want and you can cover it up when it is appropriate. Other tattoo locations are much harder to hide, but with a stomach tattoo, all you need is a long shirt to cover it up.

The butterfly tattoo is also very symbolic and holds several symbolic meanings. The most popular meaning of the butterfly tattoo is "transformation". The butterfly goes through metamorphosis where it is transformed from a caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly. Have you went through a transformation? This can be symbolic to someone who has went through tough times, trials, and tribulations. Even through it all, you have overcome and stand better off then you once did. The butterfly tattoo can also symbolize "freedom". Although the butterfly was once grounded, it can now spread its wings and fly. The butterfly is available to go where ever it wants to go. Perhaps, you are one that loves your freedom. You may be the type that is always on the go. Stomach butterfly tattoo designs represents all this and more. Below, you can find more symbolic meanings behind the butterfly tattoo.

  • New Beginning
  • Change
  • Free Spirit
  • Beauty
  • Independent
  • Soul
  • Spirituality

Stomach butterfly tattoos are very popular among women. Tattoos on the stomach, butterfly or not, have many advantages. Before you get your stomach butterfly design, there's some important things to remember. You need to make sure you take the time and view as many tattoo designs that you can. This will give you a better understanding of what you want in a tattoo. Don't rush to get inked. People that get a tattoo on an impulse usually end up regretting it later on down the road. Take your time and make sure you are confident about your choice. Remember, this is lifelong art. The stomach is a tender area on your body and there will be discomfort. But when all is said and done, it will be well worth it. The butterfly stomach tattoo is a great choice for any woman. The butterfly can be associated to us all, somewhere during our life. Take your time, do your research, and make sure you choose a design that you are 100% confident. If you feel that the butterfly stomach tattoo is not for you, be sure to follow the links below to look at more butterfly tattoo pictures. If your not sure about the butterfly, there are plenty of tattoo symbols below for your viewing pleasure. Thank you for your visit.



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    • thelyricwriter profile imageAUTHOR

      Richard Ricky Hale 

      8 years ago from West Virginia



      Faith Reaper







      Thank you all for taking the time to visit and comment. I always appreciate your views, comments, opinions, ect. Many of us go through transformation in life, it is a near certainty. Perfect for a woman. The butterfly is valuable in meaning.

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      Caroline Marie 

      8 years ago

      Gorgeous tattoos. I love butterflies. I was thinking of getting a tattoo of one. Thanks for sharing all this info on them. :)

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      Aurelio Locsin 

      8 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I've never actually seen one of these, though I imagine it gets hidden under clothing a lot. Voting this Up and Beautiful.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      8 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Voted these up and beautiful my friend. Another wonderful and interesting hub.

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      Fehl Dungo 

      8 years ago from close to you...

      Anything near the tummy is sexy :) These tattoos look good and tempting

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      Deb Hirt 

      8 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Voted beautiful. Some of these are very delicate and gorgeous.

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      Genna East 

      8 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Some of these tattoos are just stunning...especially the one with shadows that make it look as though it is in 3-D. Amazing work.

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      Faith Reaper 

      8 years ago from southern USA

      So beautiful are these images/artwork and great information too. Faith Reaper

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      8 years ago from Southern Illinois

      The butterfly tattoo is very beautiful. If ever tempted to get a tattoo, it would either be a butterfly or a rose. Thank you again..Enjoyed..

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      8 years ago from Florida

      Really beautiful and informative series on tattoos ! The symbolic meanings are very interesting..the one on Butterflies gives new meaning on " I have butterflies in my stomach"..thank you for sharing.


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