Tattoos Honoring Mom
Tattoos for Moms
Most people getting a tattoo tend to take some risks and push the envelope, but there are some things that just don't lend themselves to that, and in the case of tattoos for mom, most people are very traditional.
The majority of tattoos commemorating moms included the things moms love to receive: roses and hearts.
Many people also put the actual image of their mothers on their bodies, but I won't be including those in some of the photo examples as that is highly personal and, other than generating some ideas, not reproducible by others.
As for color, tattoos for mom also largely keep with the traditional red that so many moms love, and which hearts and roses look great with.
Even so, I did include a couple that are definitely out of the mainstream of tattoos celebrating moms.
Again, there are exceptions, but that is by far the choice of the majority of those seeking to honor their moms with a tattoo.
- Heart Tattoo Designs
The symbol of the heart apply to more areas of our lives than we are aware of, once we start thinking about it, and in regard to heart tattoos, that is expressed in a variety of ways. There is of course the obvious love aspect of the heart,...
- Cupid Tattoos
Cupid and love go together, and in the case of tattoos, there are a myriad of designs to choose from to celebrate your love for that special person. Just be careful concerning names, as many people have regretted inking a name on their skin where the
Traditional Mom Tattoo
This first tattoo represents what most people do when getting inked for mom. There is the combination of the word mom and a red rose, and it easily could have included a heart.
- Weeping Willow Tattoo Designs
The weeping willow is among the more unique and beautiful trees. They are placed near ponds and other areas to help stem erosion, as well as barriers to stop heavy winds. Add to that the amazing look of the tree, and you have a gorgeous and...
- Garter Belt Tattoo Designs
Garters or garter belts have been part of women's wear for a long time, and are a narrow band of fabric with an elastic element used to wrap around the part of the leg just below the knee in order to hold up stockings. In more modern times, they...
Combination Mom, Heart, Flower Tattoo
Below is an image of all that we think of when appreciating our moms and showing it. The colors work nice here, and I like that yellow, red combination on the rose.
- Lady Bug Tattoo Designs
Lady bugs have captured the imagination and attention of people around the world, as the ubiquitous little creatures show up to eat many of the enemies of our gardens, generating good will and inspiring some works of art, which translate well to...
- Iris Flower Tattoo Designs
In modern times the iris flower is very ubiquitous and popular, making them a favorite among many artists because of its variety of colors and unique shapes, and translate well to tattoo designs, which a growing number of people are choosing to have.
Mom, Anchor Tattoo
This is a great tattoo of mom against the backdrop of an anchor. It could be a tattoo of someone in the Navy, or it could reference their mom being an anchor throughout their lives. Either way, it's a compelling tattoo.
Mom, Anchor Tattoo
- Tulip Tattoo Designs and Meanings
Tulips have been wildly popular for centuries, with their gorgeous, vibrant colors offering an extraordinary display - both in home gardens and fields where they're grown - inspiring many people to have a tulip tattoo design inked on their body. ...
- Hair Tattoo Designs
Technically hair tattoos really aren't tattoos, as they have nothing to do with ink, although they do have a similar characteristic with temporary tattoos in that they are meant to be a work of art employed for a short period of time. Hair tattoos...
Mom Tattoo with Phone
I can only assume the phone in the background is a reference to our moms always reminding us to call them. The old-time version of the phone, and the mouthpiece on top really looks great to me. Fun tattoo.
- Geisha Tattoo Designs
Geisha are a fascinating topic for the westerner, as the history involves a wide range of behaviors, including everything from prostitution at one time, to well trained entertainers and hostesses. Fascinatingly, long ago the first Geishas were...
- Magnificent Mermaid Tattoos
A mermaid tattoo theme is a wonderful option for those looking to get inked. The beautiful lines associated with the mermaid figure, along with the myths surrounding the sirens of sound. Mermaids were originally identified as Sirens in earlier...
Mom, Cupcake Tattoo
This is a different tattoo, and the inclusion of the cupcake is probably a reminder of all those delightful goodies mom made when the person was a child. Brings backs fond memories for sure.
- Flower Tattoos on the Foot
Flower foot tattoos can be a great way to be inked with the idea of being part of your fashion statement. Whether you're at the beach or stepping out on the town, in a number of situations a foot tattooed with a flower can be a part of your...
- Couples and Matching Tattoos
We look at a variety of couples tattoos in this article, including some nice designs and some of the things you must watch out for in relationship to matching tattoos and being a couple.
Mom, Skull Tattoo
This is one of those rare exceptions to a typical tattoo honoring mom, and is somewhat strange to me.
The actual tattoo is high quality, but it's hard to picture why anyone would include a skull with a rose when thinking of their mom, even if she has passed away. To each his own I guess.
- Daisy Flower Tattoo Designs
Flower tattoos have become very popular in general over the last several years as a growing number of women choose to have some type of ink done on their bodies. Among them the daisy is the flower of choice among many women making that decision. ...
- Unique Rose Tattoos
The rose has a variety of meanings, and in the tattoo world, is used as a main theme or as a complementary item for the rest of a design. Interestingly, a rose can be an expression of love, as in giving flowers to a loved one, or a sign of death,...
Mom with Wings Tattoo
This is one of my favorites among the mom tattoos. It's fantastic to see the word mom stretched out into the wings and appearing to be flying toward heaven. The 3-D feel adds a nice touch to the image.
- Butterfly Tattoos Becoming the Rage
When you take all the people getting tattooed in the United States, it may surprise some that men and women are only a couple of percentage points apart for who gets inked the most. Of all men of all ages in America, 15 percent have tattoos, while...
- Versatility of Flower Tattoos
Flowers are a fast growing segment of the tattoo market, and because of the infinite variety and endless meanings attached to them, can be used my women and men to speak and say a lot of things, while still being very nice looking. Another...
Mom, Heart, Wings Tattoo
Here's another variation of mom and a heart. The hale appears to signify she was considered an angel, and of course the wings imply she has also passed on to heaven. I thought the blue rectangular background was an interesting touch to the image.
Very few things are more close to the heart than a mother. Many people choose to honor that love by inking a tribute to mom on their bodies. As you can see from most of the tattoo images shown here, there is a deep desire to retain the respect most people have for those who gave birth to them.