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61 Pretty Sunflower Tattoo Ideas to Copy Now

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Sunflowers have been inspiring many tattoos. This is not just because they are beautiful and bright, but also because the flowers are a symbol of happiness, luck, hope, and loyalty. With a sunflower tattoo, you can have a stunning floral design that also has a positive message. We love the body art created with these flowers and think you will too, so have found 61 of the prettiest sunflower tattoo designs. Take a look, there is a tattoo to suit everyone.

1. Sunflower Tattoo on Ribs

The first tattoo we have to share with you is this sunflower rib design. This tattoo features a vibrant yellow sunflower with different plants surrounding it. It is a beautiful and bold idea. Recreate the whole design or just choose a single sunflower or the flower with different plants.

2. Sunflower Shoulder Tattoo

Next, we have a small sunflower tattoo idea. This one features a dainty sunflower that has been tattooed on the shoulder. We love this design because it looks like a color pencil drawing, it is very artistic. A tattoo like this will suit anyone and can be placed anywhere. It would be perfect as a first tattoo.

3. Beautiful Shoulder Tattoo Idea

Circular shapes like flowers look amazing when tattooed on the shoulder joint as you can see with this sunflower design. The sunflower just sits in position perfectly. You can recreate a black outline design like featured or go for a bolder yellow flower. Either way, you will have a stunning tattoo.

4. Creative Wrap Around Sunflower Tattoo

Looking for a unique tattoo? Then this next idea could be just what you are looking for. The design features a sunflower tattooed on the back of the arm with a stem that wraps around the arm and ends in leaves. We love this beautiful and creative idea. You can have a wrap around tattoo like this placed on arms, legs, wrists or ankles.

5. Sunflower Mandala Tattoo

Mandala tattoos have become very popular. These designs feature patterns in a circular shape. This tattoo features an intricately patterned mandala with a sunflower at its center. The combination of the patterns and flower is beautiful. Recreate a mandala like this or add some color.

Sunflower Mandala Tattoo Idea

Source: @lucasmilk

6. Vincent van Gogh Sunflowers

Are you an art lover? Then this unusual and creative tattoo is for you. Instead of the classic sunflowers, here we have a version of the famous Sunflowers painting by Vincent van Gogh. The painting has been recreated as beautiful tattoo. We love this idea!

7. Small Sunflower Tattoo

Next, we have a small sunflower idea to show you. Smaller pieces like this are great if you want a subtler tattoo or maybe as a first tattoo. This one features a sunflower with a pretty leafy design. You can have something like this placed anywhere on the body. Also consider different small sunflowers without the leafy feature and maybe think about adding some color too.

Cute & Small Sunflower Tattoo 

Source: @lucasmilk

8. Sunflower Sternum Tattoo

Sternum tattoos are very stylish and have become a must-have piece of body art. Here we have a stunning example of a sunflower sternum tattoo. The design features a sunflower in the center with pretty flowers around the outside. A tattoo like this would look amazing on anyone. Recreate something similar or maybe add different flowers or more sunflowers.

9. Big & Vibrant Tattoo Idea

When you think about sunflowers one of the first things that comes to mind is the gorgeous yellow petals. This next tattoo captures the vibrant petals beautifully. The design features a sunflower with surrounding dark leaves. As the leaves are dark, it makes the yellow pop and stand out. You can even go for a brighter, bolder yellow too.

10. Artistic Sunflower Tattoo

Our next tattoo idea features an artistic black outline sunflower. This design looks like a work of art! More like an amazing drawing, than a tattoo with it’s delicate lines. It is a stunning piece that captures the beauty of sunflowers. Recreate something similar or maybe add some color. The watercolor technique would be perfect.

11. Sunflowers and Roses

Next, we have a pretty and delicate tattoo to share with you. This one features sunflowers and roses. We love the shading, smaller flowers around the main design and the beautiful colors used. A tattoo like this is stunning! Recreate it or use different flowers instead of roses.

12. Cute Back of the Neck Tattoo Idea

Tattoos on the back of the neck are cute, stylish and can be covered up easily. Here we have a gorgeous example of a sunflower neck tattoo. It features the bright sunshine yellow petals and green stem. You can have a similar tattoo to this one or maybe try a sunflower without the stem.

13. Unique Circle Tattoo Design

If you want something different to the classic yellow sunflower then this next tattoo could be just what you are looking for. This one features a circular shape made with two sunflowers. We love this unique idea. Try a similar tattoo or maybe go bigger with more sunflowers.

Small Sunflower Tattoo Design in a Circle

Source: @michaknows

14. Bold Sunflower Rib Tattoo

Earlier in the post we featured a sunflower rib tattoo, here we have another beautiful one which shows a different design option. This one has darker sunflower with beautiful red flowers on the outside. With this one, you can see that two bold shades work well together. We love this pretty rib design idea.

15. Botanical Sunflower Tattoo

Our next tattoo features a sunflower that has been created with an outline and shading. It is surrounded by leafy plants, a flower that looks like a peony and another flower at the top. A combination of different plants and flowers looks awesome. Recreate something similar or put together your own botanical creation.

16. Sunflower and Strawberries

Strawberries and sunflowers grow well together in the garden and also look great together as a tattoo design too. Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at this next idea. The design features a bright sunflower surrounded by strawberries with a dotty pattern. A tattoo like this perfect for anyone with a green thumb.

17. Pretty Sunflower and Circle Tattoo

Next, we have a small sunflower tattoo that sits just above the ankle. The sunflower has an artistic painted look with a dotted circle around the outside. Recreate this design or try a different dot shape or leave the shape out. Either way, you will have a cute tattoo.

18. Arm Tattoo Idea

Looking for a larger tattoo that will get noticed? Then this design is for you. Here we have a sunflower that has been tattooed on the arm. A tattoo like this will be seen all the time unless you cover it up with a long shirt. It is a gorgeous piece of body art. Try a design like this or maybe add some color.

19. Bee and Sunflower Design

Our next tattoo features a bright yellow sunflower with a buzzing bee around it. The addition of the bee creates a sunflower design that looks natural, as you would see it outside. This would be a great choice for anyone who loves nature, sunflowers and the outdoors.

20. Vibrant Sunflower Tattoo

If the classic sunflower is not for you, you can mix up the design. Take a look at this sunflower, it has the round petal shape but is shaded with red, orange and yellow. It also has lots of circles in the middle to create the center. We love this because it is a unique, patterned version of the beautiful sunflower.

Vibrant Sunflower Tattoo Design

Source: @amuse_og

21. Delicate Sunflower Shoulder Tattoo

Last on our list is this delicate sunflower tattoo. It is similar to the sunflower sketch featured earlier, but this one shows how awesome a small sunflower looks when other flowers are added to the design. You can also see writing too, you could add anything here (maybe a date or a name of someone special). Recreate something similar or add different flowers surrounding the sunflower.

22. Beautiful Sunflower Arm Tattoo

Our next idea is a beautiful arm tattoo. This tattoo features one sunflower with a geometric pattern in the background. The detail on the sunflower is just gorgeous. You can try the whole design or maybe have the flower without the background. Either way it will be an awesome tattoo.

23. Delicate and Pretty Design Idea

If you are looking for a pretty and subtle tattoo, then this could be perfect for you. This is a small sunflower design that has been tattooed very delicately. The colors used are not as bright as the sunshine yellow designs which adds to its subtlety. We love this idea and think it would look amazing on anyone.

24. Small, Double Sunflowers

Instead of just one sunflower why not try two?! Here we have a super cute double sunflower design. There is one larger sunflower with a smaller one underneath. It is a simple and stylish idea. Try a similar tattoo to this one or maybe add some color.

Small Double Sunflowers Tattoo Idea

Source: @krisyuka

25. Unique Sunflower Wrist Tattoo

Next, we have a unique and cool idea. It is a wrist tattoo with half of a sunflower with three lines underneath. This looks like waves to us and the sunflower is the sun. It is just a trendy and unusual design that can show your love of the summer, sunflowers and the beach or ocean.

26. Statement Sunflower Tattoo Design

Looking for a statement making tattoo? Then you need to check this out. Here we have a leg tattoo that features a sunflower and a bird. It is a large piece with stunning detail. A tattoo like this will take a while but as you can see, the end result is worth it!

27. Cute Sunflower Ankle Tattoo

Our next idea is a cute ankle tattoo. The design is just one small sunflower that has been tattooed just above the ankle bone. It is a stylish and small tattoo which makes it a great choice for someone who wants a subtle design or for someone who is looking for a first tattoo. You can choose a black ink sunflower or add some color.

28. Vibrant Sunflower Shoulder Tattoo

If you do prefer the more vibrant pieces, then this could be perfect for you. Here we have a shoulder design that features three sunflowers and the colors used are bold, bright and beautiful. It is a stunning shoulder tattoo that will make a statement.

29. Sunflower Thigh Tattoo Idea

Thigh tattoos have become very popular and with designs like this one, we can see why! This is a sunflower thigh tattoo. We love the detailing on this tattoo and think it would look amazing on anyone. You can try and recreate this design or add a splash of color. The watercolor technique would look gorgeous on a tattoo like this.

30. Single Sunflower Tattoo

Next, we have a super cute idea to show you. It is a small, single sunflower that has been tattooed on the arm. This is perfect for someone who wants a small tattoo that can be covered up or shown off. It would be a great first tattoo, too. A design like this can be placed elsewhere, maybe the ankle or the foot.

31. Stylish Sunflower Rib Tattoo

Rib tattoos are another must-have. Here is a gorgeous example of a sunflower rib design. It is a single black ink flower with stunning detail. It is a beautiful design that will suit everyone. Rib tattoos are known to be painful but the result is worth it. Try a small design like this or add vibrant color for a bolder tattoo.

Stylish Sunflower Rib Tattoo

Source: @lucasmilk

32. Sunflower Shoulder Tattoo Idea

Next, we have another shoulder design. This one is just one sunflower with beautiful, sunshine yellow petals. It is a gorgeous tattoo that will suit everyone. You can try this design or maybe consider moving the sunflower over towards the shoulder joint. The circular shape will fit that area perfectly.

Sunflower Shoulder Tattoo Idea

Source: @fflowerporn

33. Pretty Sunflower Foot Tattoo

Thinking about having a foot tattoo? Then you need to see this next idea. Here we have a pretty sunflower foot design. The flower has been tattooed at the edge of the foot, near the little toe. This location is stylish and a tattoo like this will look amazing with flip-flops in the summer.

34. Delicate Ankle Design Idea

Our next idea is another ankle tattoo. We love this design because it is subtle but colorful, and the way it has been tattooed is beautiful, too. It is a pretty and small piece that will suit everyone. Try this single sunflower or try a double design like we featured earlier, that would look stunning!

Delicate Ankle Sunflower Tattoo Design

Source: @aeri_tattoo

35. Summer Theme Sunflower Tattoo

The next tattoo we have to show you has a summer vibe. This design features a sunflower, shell and a wave. It is such a cool idea because sunflower represents the Sun. The design is unusual, cute and can show your love of the summer, sunflowers and the beach.

Summer Theme Sunflower Tattoo

Source: @krisyuka

36. Cute Matching Sunflowers

Matching tattoos are so cute. You can have a matching tattoo with your family, friends or partner. Here is a great sunflower idea. These two have chosen to have a vibrant yellow sunflower tattooed on their arm. We love this because the tattoos match but will also look great as individual designs too.

37. Trendy Sunflower Arm Tattoo

Looking for a trendy tattoo? Then this next pick is for you. It is a small sunflower that has been tattooed just above the elbow. This design is subtle but the location makes a stylish statement. It is a cool tattoo and it will look amazing on everyone. We love this one!

38. Black Ink Shoulder Tattoo

Next, we have another shoulder tattoo to show you. This one features two black ink sunflowers. One has been placed on the shoulder joint and the other flower is more towards the back. It is a stylish tattoo and the detail is just stunning. A tattoo like this is perfect for someone who wants a bold piece of body art.

Black Ink Sunflower Shoulder Tattoo

Source: @nessaaa_

39. Vibrant Arm Tattoo Idea

Our next idea is a vibrant and pretty design. This arm tattoo features a bold, yellow sunflower with colorful flowers and a dotted pattern around the outside. It is a beautiful, botanical piece that is a great choice for someone who wants a fun and stylish tattoo that will get noticed. You can recreate using any flowers and pattern.

40. Cat and Sunflower Tattoo

If you want a unique tattoo, then this is perfect for you. Here we have a cat with a sunflower design. It is a great choice for someone who likes unusual and quirky tattoos, also for those who love cats and sunflowers. This is a cool tattoo and it definitely makes a statement.

41. Fun and Colorful Design Idea

The next tattoo we have to share is fun and colorful. This one is a little different from the rest as it is a cartoon sunflower instead of a realistic looking one. We love the multi color petals and the super cute face. You can recreate the tattoo with or without the quote underneath.

42. Cute Sunflower Shoulder Tattoo

The next tattoo is so cute and pretty. Here we have a black ink sunflower that is tattooed on the shoulder. The detail on the sunflower is amazing and it really looks like a work of art. You can try a similar tattoo or you can add a hint of color. We would keep the color subtle though, like a very soft yellow for the petals.

43. Black Ink Sunflower Heart

This next tattoo idea is another one of our favorites! Here we have sunflowers that are tattooed in a heart shape. The tattoo is black ink except for two petals on each flower. Those are yellow. It is a very artistic and pretty design. Body art like this will suit everyone. Recreate this heart or try it without the yellow petals.

44. Trendy Triangle Tattoo

Like trendy and unique tattoos? If so, this is perfect for you. Here we have a black triangle shape with three sunflowers on each corner. It is such a creative idea and it takes the sunflowers from pretty to edgy. Try the triangle design or you can use a different shape with the sunflower in each corner. For a bolder tattoo, you can also add some color.

45. Colorful Sunflower with a Bee

Next, we have a beautiful and bright idea to show you. This tattoo features a vibrant sunflower with blue flowers in the background. There is a cute little bee flying around too. It is a stunning tattoo and the artist has captured the details of the flowers and bee perfectly. This tattoo is great for anyone who loves summer and nature.

Colorful Sunflower Tattoo with a Bee

Source: @picsola

46. Pretty Back Tattoo

Sunflowers can look amazing with other patterns and designs too. This is a great example. Here we have a pretty back tattoo with an Unalome pattern. Unalome patterns are very spiritual and can symbolize enlightenment, the struggle you can have on your journey and more. So, when paired with a flower like the sunflower which represents happiness, you have one positive tattoo. Try something similar or use any pattern that means something to you.

Pretty Back Tattoo

Source: @laustattoo

47. Double Sunflowers

Sunflowers have never looked more edgy, beautiful and stylish then they do right here! This idea features double sunflowers. Two large sunflowers along with their leaves and smaller flowers have been tattooed just below each collar bone. As you can see, it is such a statement making tattoo! A large piece of body art like this is for those who are really ready to commit. We love these sunflowers!

48. Geometric Tattoo Design

Earlier in the post we featured a sunflower tattoo with a triangular design. If you loved the geometric idea, then you should take a look at this too. This tattoo features one bright and colorful sunflower with two black ink triangle outlines in the background. It is a such a stylish and unique idea. A design like this can be placed almost anywhere on the body from the leg, ribs, arms and more.

Geometric Sunflower Tattoo Design

Source: @barythaya

49. Ankle Tattoo

Next, we have a cute tattoo to show you. This design features a sunflower that is tattooed on the ankle. The tattoo is in black ink and the detail is beautiful. We love this because the design is badass but pretty too. You can recreate this or add a splash of bright color for a bolder piece of body art.

50. Unique Arm Tattoo Idea

If you are looking for a large arm tattoo, then this is perfect for you. Here we have a unique design that features a sunflower with other flowers. Some of the skin has not been tattooed which creates a cool cut-out design. This is such an awesome and statement making tattoo. Recreate this or you can put the design on all of the arm to create a sunflower sleeve.

Unique Arm Tattoo Idea

Source: @quickinkery

51. Two Pretty Sunflowers

The next tattoo idea features more double sunflowers. This time we have an arm tattoo that features two large black ink sunflowers. We love the tattoos with two flowers, they look stunning. This is pretty design that will suit everyone. Try something similar of have the design placed elsewhere on the body. You can also create a smaller version and place it somewhere else on the body.

52. Sunflower Collarbone Tattoo

Next, we have another collar bone tattoo. This one has two small black ink sunflowers. It is an easy to wear tattoo and it can be covered up or shown off when you choose. Recreate this or you can have either the same design or different flowers tattooed on the other side. A splash of color can be added too.

53. Delicate Sunflower

We adore this next tattoo! Here we have the softest and most delicate sunflower tattoo ever. The pretty sunflower has been tattooed on the back of the arm and it looks amazing. It is a stunning tattoo and it captures the elegance of flowers beautifully. A tattoo like this will look gorgeous on anyone and it can be tattooed anywhere on the body.

54. Sunflower Thigh Tattoo

Looking for a bold thigh tattoo design? If so, check this out. This tattoo features a large sunflower that is tattooed on the top of the thigh. The detail is stunning and the design really makes a statement. You can try a similar black ink version or add some color. Watercolor would look amazing on a tattoo like this one.

Sunflower Thigh Tattoo

Source: @inditattoos

55. Simple Tattoo Design

Next, we have a simpler sunflower to show you. This design is tattooed on the leg and it has a minimal black sunflower. There is also a pattern on the outside of the sunflower too. This is a unique, artistic and trendy design. You can have a sunflower like this created in different sizes and it will suit most body parts. The arm, ribs, leg, ankle and more would be cool placement choices.

56. Large Sunflower Tattoo

If you like the larger sunflower designs, then you will love this tattoo. Here we have a large sunflower that is placed on the lower back. It is a bold and beautiful design. We love this because even though it is large piece of body art, it can still be covered or shown when you choose. So, you can have the best of both worlds. Recreate the black ink version or add some bright yellow color.

Large Sunflower Tattoo

Source: @tattoomink

57. Colorful Sunflower Heart

Earlier in the post we featured a heart shaped sunflower tattoo. If you loved that then take a look at this. This is another sunflower heart but this time all of the sunflowers and the background are colored in. So, it is like a brighter and more vibrant version. As you can see, it looks beautiful with the colors.

58. Trendy and Unique Tattoo

The next tattoo features another triangular design. We have a black ink sunflower with a triangle frame in the center. Outside of the frame the flower is simple and on the inside, the sunflower has lots of detail. It is such a cool and trendy idea. Recreate this or you can try simple on the inside and detailed on the outside.

59. Vincent Van Gogh Inspired Tattoo Idea

Next, we have another Vincent Van Gogh tattoo. This one also features his famous painting but the tattoo is designed without a background. It just shows another way to have a tattoo inspired by the amazing artist. This is a cool tattoo and it will show the world that you love art. A design like this is best suited to the arm or leg.

60. Bold Arm Tattoo

Like bolder designs? Then check this out. Here we have a beautiful sunflower arm tattoo. What we really love about this is that the colors are a little darker and the stem is a warm fall tone instead of green. The colors really make the tattoo unique. It is a gorgeous tattoo that will stand out.

Bold Arm Tattoo

Source: @nickybania

61. Edgy Skull and Sunflower

This next tattoo is edgy and very artistic. The artist called it a sunflower skull and it looks amazing! This sunflower is not detailed, it just has the outline and the skull is awesome too. It is such an unusual piece of body art and it is perfect for those who want something a little different. Recreate this or you can add more detail to the flower. A pop of color can be added too.

We hope you have been inspired by these sunflower designs for you next tattoo!

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