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Chinese Blossom Tattoo, Japanese Flower Designs, 12 Elegant Ideas

Chinese blossom tattoo is one of the hottest ink designs nowadays. Many people, especially classic women and cute girls are fond of feminine styles. Asian flower tattoos like Japanese cherry blossoms, Chinese lotus, plum, apple, and sakura are great designs to consider. In China, blossom is associated with female beauty and autonomy. It is also a symbol of love and passion. Let me share my tips on the most tempting Chinese floral designs. Choose from these 12 stunning flower tattoos.

  1. Blossom Tattoos with Chinese Quotes on Spine

    Your blossom tattoo can be personalized with a Chinese quote. Quotes reveal truth about life. It is the best way to show your personality. Choose a quote that has a special meaning to you. A short quote has 3 to 4 Chinese characters. A longer quote has 8 or more Chinese characters. Remember to put the quote on your spine. Why? Since Chinese writing flows vertically from top to bottom, your quote will look very stylish alongside your blossom tattoo.
    Quotes ideas for flower designs:
    – Learn from yesterday, live for today.
    – We need not think alike to love alike.
    – Beauty stems from the heart, not the eye.
    – Where there is love, there is life.

    Plum blossom tattoo with short quote of 4 Chinese characters (left); long quote of 8 Chinese characters (right)

Chinese Calligraphy Art, Writing Tattoo, Quotes, Saying Tattoos: Chinese Calligraphy Tattoo, Tattoo Quotes, Sensuous Writing Designs by Montreal Artist Ngan Siu-Mui, Canada

  1. Blossom Tattoo with Chinese Calligraphy

    Chinese calligraphy can greatly enhance your blossom tattoos. Consider putting a Chinese stamp (seal script calligraphy) and matching Chinese calligraphy (5 different writing styles: seal script, clerical script, regular script, running script, cursive script) your flowers. Calligraphy makes your blossom tattoo look sensuous. It speaks enormously about you.

    Blossom tattoo with Chinese calligraphy (Beckham cursive style)

  1. Classic Plum Blossom Tattoo

    You can never go wrong with a classic plum blossom tattoo. A plum blossom design usually has subdued colors and a traditional floral composition. This original design will score you high, for sure, simple but elegant.

    Classic Plum Blossom Tattoos – dark red

  2. Girly Japanese Cherry Blossom Tattoo

    If you look for a cute flower design, try the girly cherry blossom tattoo. The Japanese styles are known for their attractive styles, bright strokes and delicate appeal. Pink is often an irresistible choice for women. Flaunt your femininity now!

    Girly Cherry blossom Tattoos – pink, round flowers

  3. Sakura Blossom Tattoo

    If you don’t like the full blossom tattoo designs (those with flowers, branches, leaves and tree together), why not try the flowers only, e.g. sakura blossoms. You can accentuate your sakura flower by adding a low profile background. Just make sure you use bright colors for your flowers so they can STAND OUT.

    Sakura Blossom Tattoo – colorful

  4. Single Flower Blossom Tattoos

    Another popular design is to have the blossom tattoo with ONLY a single flower. This can be a Japanese apple or Chinese lotus blossoms. Single flower designs have a magical appeal. It is sexy and attractive. It draws your eyes directly. No one will ever fail to notice your charming Asian flower. Make sure you add a few falling leaves alongside your floral tattoos to give a romantic feel.

    Single Flower Blossom Tattoos – waves

  5. Blossom Tattoo with Animals

    Few people associate a blossom tattoo with animals. In fact, this is one big mistake. Tattoo is personally expression. You add whatever designs that are meaningful to you. For those who are animal lovers, this is a great tattoo idea for you. You can add a favourite animal design adjacent to your Asian blossoms. Birds are very popular. However, it can also be your dog, cat, or Chinese zodiac sign. Be creative, you can even have a legendary animal.

    Blossom Tattoo with Owl, Bird

  6. Blossom Tattoos with Insects

    People who are fond of little creatures may like the blossom tattoos with insects. These insects can be butterflies, grasshoppers, dragon flies, etc. In fact, butterflies are especially popular among women. Their bright wings and shapes are marvellous enhancements of your flower blossoms.

    Blossom Tattoos with Butterfly, Dragonfly

  7. Fine Line Blossom Tattoos

    Fine line blossom tattoos are designs done with meticulous care. The ink shows impeccable details, shapes and arrangement that no one will fail to recognize. It is almost like a portrait. Very often, fine line designs are done in monochrome, meaning single colors. In addition, it is usually in charcoal. Try the Chinese lotus blossoms with matching leaves around them. They look real and will touch your heart.

    Fine Line Blossom Tattoo – Charcoal, Black and White

Montreal Chinese art, painting, calligraphy, stamp, Ngan Siu-Mui Art School, art class: The Art of Ngan Siu-Mui

  1. Chinese Blossom Tattoo with Tribal Symbols

    Want to have an eclectic ink, why not mix your Chinese plum blossom tattoos with a tribal symbols? Tribal styles have a wide and untamed look. However, they look especially sensuous when combined with Chinese flowers. This is truly the perfect EAST MEETS WEST design. This urban style will reveal your individuality with class.

    Chinese Blossom Tattoo with Tribal Symbolism

  1. Blossom Tattoo in Circle Design with Japanese Kanji

    Few people know that they can put their blossom tattoo in a circle. This is a modern and unusual choice, The result is simply fabulous. The apple or plum blossom looks especially feminine yet stylish. To add more punch, throw a kanji symbol or Japanese character into the middle. Now you have an unforgettable Asian flower tattoo.

    Blossom Tattoo in Circle Design with Kanji Symbol

  2. Blossom Tattoos in Chinese Painting

    Compared to all the other flower designs, the blossom tattoo in Chinese painting is truly the most flamboyant style. First get your blossom in place, then add elements of a Chinese painting into your design. These elements include a Chinese phrase, big bright flowers like peony, matching leaves, supporting branches. For those who enjoy some exoticism, add a lizard, tiger or mandarin duck. There are unlimited choices there.

    Blossom Tattoos with Chinese Painting, Peony Flower

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