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Cupcake Tattoos And Cupcake Tattoo Designs-Cupcake Tattoo Meanings And Ideas-Cupcake Tattoo Pictures

Updated on August 10, 2013
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.


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One tattoo that you may find interest in is the cupcake tattoo. Although cupcake tattoo designs are not considered to be mainstream, they are a popular tattoo choice for women. Cupcake tattoo designs may portray the cupcake alone or it may be designed with other symbols and elements. Cupcake tattoos are cute, sweet, and sexy all rolled into one tattoo.

Many people wouldn't think that the cupcakes would be used for a tattoo, but they really are. In fact, in modern times, the cupcake is a popular tattoo choice for women. Cupcake tattoos can be designed in a variety of different ways. Cupcake tattoos are usually very colorful and commonly consist of elements and symbols that are unique to one's personality. For example, some women may like skulls, bones, and bats. Women will place such items in their cupcake tattoo design. Women can also add elements and symbols that are meaningful to their life. This can be any item that brings symbolic value to your life. In retrospect, this makes their tattoo design personal and adds new meanings.

There are many things that you can do too make your cupcake tattoo unique to only you. Just as women decorate a cupcake, you can decorate your cupcake in any way that you wish. Cupcake tattoos can also hold symbolic value to those who wear such a tattoo. Cupcake tattoo designs can also include candy, such as lollipops, chocolate, or peppermint. In this article, we will discuss cupcake tattoo designs, cupcake tattoo meanings, and you will also have a chance to view several cupcake tattoo designs. In the end, we hope that you find ideas and inspiration for your next tattoo.


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As you read earlier, there are many things that you can do with cupcake tattoo designs. Cupcake tattoos can portray a single cupcake or you may see multiple cupcakes. Cupcake tattoo designs often portray candy with cupcakes. Lollipops, chocolate, and peppermint can also be included with cupcakes. Cupcake tattoo designs can usually have the cupcake decorated top to bottom. Cupcakes may be decorated with whip cream, icing, sprinkles, or cherries. Cupcakes may also be decorated with bows and ribbons. Some women may choose more elaborate symbols to decorate their cupcake with, such as a tiara or necklace. Most cupcake tattoos portray the cupcake in a holder, but some may have none. In such cases, the cupcake may be designed as if someone took a bite out of the cupcake.

Cupcake tattoos are very beautiful and colorful. One thing that is fun about cupcake tattoo designs is the fact that you can make them your own. The cupcake tattoo can represent your personality and your overall character. Cupcake tattoos are cute and they usually represent positive meanings.

Since there are so many things that you can do within a cupcake tattoo designs, we suggest that you take the time to view all the different cupcake tattoo designs in this article. This will give you a general idea of what is available, plus you can pick up tips and ideas for your own cupcake tattoo design. Remember, if there is a certain symbol or element that defines you, you may want to add it to your cupcake tattoo. For example, if you like ladybugs, add it to your cupcake. This is just one example of how you can make your cupcake tattoo symbolize you.


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In general, the cupcake tattoo has no overall meaning. However, meanings have been associated to the cupcake tattoo over the years. Below, you can find some of the meanings that have been applied to the cupcake tattoo. But remember, in the end, your tattoo symbolizes what you want it too.

  • Femininity
  • Cute
  • Freedom
  • Independent
  • Sweetness


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There are some important things to remember before you choose to get your cupcake tattoo or any tattoo. Make sure that you take the time to research your tattoo. You want to know exactly what your tattoo represents and stands for. You don't want to get tattoo without knowing what it represents.

Don't rush to get inked! Men and women that rush to get inked usually regret their tattoo later on down the road. If you are not completely sure, don't get tattooed. Wait until you are ready. Remember, you will be sporting this tattoo for the rest of your life. Make the correct choice the first time through.

If you feel that the cupcake tattoo is not for you or you want to view more tattoos, please feel free to follow the links set below. As always, we thank you for your visit.


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      5 years ago

      Am looking for a patriotic cupcake tattoo in honor of my brother, he called everyone cupcake, was a marine and a 911 first responder that ultimately lost the battle. I want the cupcake to be the focus with the words some gave all....all gave some above and below the cupcake

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      Richard Ricky Hale 

      6 years ago from West Virginia

      Thank you all for your comments. Cupcake tattoos are an interesting choice and often symbolic of sweetness. Great for girls, even a small one for those who don't want to bare much.

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      Nicole Danielle 

      6 years ago

      I love cupcakes and I've looked into getting a Cupcake tattoo several times! Love the Hub!

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      7 years ago

      Yum!yum!Look delicious and colorful. 1st time I saw cup cake tattoo. Creative. Thanks for sharing.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      7 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Ricky these are amazing, colorful and they made me hungry.

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      Movie Master 

      7 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ricky, I was really surprised when I saw the title 'cupcake' now that's a tasty tattoo!!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I think i would want to stop at the Dairy Queen too often if i had a cupcake tattoo.Yummy..

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      Dianna Mendez 

      7 years ago

      Yum! I think having one of these on my arm would just remind me to stop for one every other day. These are all pretty.

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      Frank Atanacio 

      7 years ago from Shelton

      Yeah these are cool but I wouldn't wear one or I'd get beat up a lot.. then maybe I'll have to move to Fire Island and change my name to Skip.. or Chip.. thanks for the share

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      Life Under Construction 

      7 years ago from Neverland

      Wow that was ...cute..weird..unique..??? i never seen someone opted for cupcake tattoos but it seems pretty :)

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      7 years ago

      Hi Ricky,

      These cupcake tattoos look good enough to eat.

      Voted up and away

      Hope you are having a good week. :)

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      7 years ago from Florida sweet !..great hub and pics...would write more, but it appears I am craving a moist, lots of icing cupcake..

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      Christine Miranda 

      7 years ago from My office.

      I have to admit I like the one that says "Life is Sweet" and the "Sugar & Spice is just a Bluff" but the cupcake on the fat ankle takes the (cup)cake. lol. Interesting Hub. Voted Up!

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      Rosemary Sadler 

      7 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      A cupcake is the last thing I would have thought of for a tattoo. These are so cute Lol.

      Up U, I and Awesome job my friend

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      Bill Holland 

      7 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Ricky, I gotta tell ya, in my 63 years I have never seen a cupcake tatto...I thought you were kidding until I saw the pictures. Damn...I must live a sheltered life. LOL Great job as always!


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