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Top 25 Latest Tattoo Designs and Unique Placement Ideas: December, 2011

Updated on December 12, 2011

December is the month of celebration! It’s Christmas time. And it’s also time to be tattooed! All the modern guys and gals of today are more fashion-conscious than ever before and therefore they need something unconventional for their tattoo designs. In this month’s special edition we will explore some latest tattoo ideas keeping in mind the celebration theme!


Christmas Tattoo Ideas: 3D Cross Tattoos

Let us divide Christmas in two parts for our convenience, first the religious ceremonial part and second the general mass celebration part. For those who like to ink tattoos from religious point of view the best idea would be Cross tattoos. All tattoo-crazy people know that 3D tattoos are latest trends in the world of tattoos, so while considering a Cross tattoo try to select a unique 3D Cross design. Check out Gallery 1 for having a rock-solid idea!


Christmas: It's Time to be Tattooed
Christmas: It's Time to be Tattooed

Not all of us enjoy and celebrate Christmas keeping in mind the religious part of it. Actually most people view Christmas as an international event to celebrate, so they need some colorful and funky ideas for their new tattoo designs this Christmas! You can make your tattoo appear unique by selecting an out of the box design and placing it on a location of your body that’s unconventional.

Gallery 1: 3D Cross Tattoos

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Christmas Tattoo Ideas: Unique Neck Tattoos

Neck tattoos are not suitable for all. It’s very difficult to hide a neck tattoo. If you’re sure you want to show-off your tattoo all the time, go for it! A small and cute tattoo on the neck for women looks just awesome. It’s highly trendy and fashionable! Although mostly popular among women, men also can opt for some really odd neck tattoo designs. For men masculine tattoos like a 3D stitch are preferable for neck. Check out Gallery 2 presented below.


Gallery 2: Unique Neck Tattoos

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Christmas Tattoo Ideas: Leg Tattoos for Men

People generally get a leg tattoo because it’s easy to hide. There are organizations where tattoos are not allowed, so tattoo lovers opt for locations like leg where the tattoo can easily be hidden. Apart from tribal patterns and designs depicting strength men can opt for textual patterns like Kanji for leg tattoos. In Gallery 3 some unique leg tattoo designs are showcased. Please check out!


Gallery 3: Leg Tattoos for Men

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Christmas Tattoo Ideas: Thigh Tattoos for Women

Thigh provides a relatively large canvas, so before arriving at a design decide whether you want small thigh tattoos or a large one. Just one small tattoo won't look good on the thigh, so choose a medium to large sized design. Colorful Celtic, floral or tribal patterns are most popular choices. Check out Gallery 4 carefully which includes a butterfly tattoo placed on the thigh. Really hot and sizzling design!


Gallery 4: Thigh Tattoos for Women

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Christmas Tattoo Ideas: Multicolored Full Body Tattoos for Women

For women the latest trend in tattoos is inking multicolored tattoos spreading over full or semi-full body canvas. Designs of dragons, flowers or young girls accompanied by stars, butterflies or tribal patterns are very popular for these kinds of tattoos. But the most important part is to select the part of your body you like to cover. Talk to your tattoo artist and discuss what kind of design is suitable for your personality. Take time to think before inking such a tattoo. Check out Gallery 5 carefully for having a fair idea about such tattoos.


Gallery 5: Multicolored Full Body Tattoos for Women

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3D Tattoo Theme of the Month: Spider Tattoos

In this month's 3D tattoo theme I've selected 3D Spider tattoos. 3D Spider is emerging as a very hot and happening tattoo idea! It can be inked on any part of your body because it's a small design. Although medium-sized tattoos can also be inked using two colors like red and black in 3D, most people like to print small Spider tattoos in black. Check out Gallery 6 for an excellent idea!


Gallery 6: 3D Spider Tattoos

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That's it for this month. Wish you Merry Christmas in advance! Enjoy and celebrate Christmas in the most fashionable way. Get your pending tattoo work done before Christmas. See you again in New Year!


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      Donna Cosmato 5 years ago from USA

      Hi Andy...the Christmas thigh tattoo was unbelievable, while spider one scared me silly. How do they do that 3-D effect? All your tattoo hubs have been awesome and this one is no exception. Voted up and shared.

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      andycool 5 years ago from the U.S.

      Thanks Donna for stopping by and leaving an inspiring comment. The 3D effects in tattoos are relatively new but done amazingly by some tattooists! The only thing you've to do is to find out an awesome tattooist in an equally awesome studio! - Andy

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      Donna Cosmato 5 years ago from USA

      Well, it certainly produces an eye-catching, heart-stopping result! Good job, my friend :)

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      Cheryl Simonds 5 years ago from Connecticut

      Andy, Great tattoos and great hub. I couldn't have that spider on my neck like that, it looks real!!! The ones where the swords go into the ankles in the back, wow. I don't think I could do something like that. I really liked the thigh tattoo with the flowers. Beautiful colors and design. Good job as usual, my friend. :)

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      Cat R 5 years ago from North Carolina, U.S.

      I've seen a lot of 'kitsch', like we German call low-quality/standard stuff. But watching guys like Miami Ink and seeing what great pieces of art they can produce...

      If you do something that will affect you for a lifetime, make it a piece of art that will make you look better, not worse!

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      andycool 5 years ago from the U.S.

      @ Donna: Thank you so much for the compliment!

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      andycool 5 years ago from the U.S.

      @ Cheryl: Yes the thigh tattoo is an amazing piece of art! The color combination is awesome. Thank you friend for your feedback!

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      andycool 5 years ago from the U.S.

      @ Cat R: I agree with you. The definition of quality greatly varies in different cultures and traditions and it also changes with time, right? Thank you so much for stopping by!

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      Cat R 5 years ago from North Carolina, U.S.

      The funny thing is that a lot of people look down on somebody with tattoes. They associate it with crime and such. I'm personally not a fan of 'too much' either, but that is personal preference.

      But, as I learned in Animal Rescue, there seem to be more caring people with those that favor tattoes (bikers, trucker, etc) than those that wear the expensive suits!

      Look at Rescue Ink! The amount of care they put into any and every one of their project is amazing!

      I haven't seen a 'Rescue Wallstreet' yet!

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      andycool 5 years ago from the U.S.

      But things are changing fast. You'll see a lot of people today who wear expensive suits also ink expensive tattoos beneath the suits! And that's the irony.

      So far as "Rescue Wall Street" is concerned, all I can say is Government will rescue them in all problems by printing money. That's why I advise people to 'print' tattoos to protest both party's (Govt. & Wall St.) activities!

      Thank you so much Cat R for your insightful comment! - Andy

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      nicole 5 years ago

      wow love the design

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      andycool 5 years ago from the U.S.

      Thanks Nicole for stopping by!

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      yogi 5 years ago

      all tattoo are to awesome.

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      andycool 5 years ago from the U.S.

      Thanks Yogi for leaving your comment!

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