Flower tattoos are one of the most popular and tattooed designs there is. Flowers can be done in every style of tattooing and always make a great tattoo: realistic, black and grey, dotwork, tribal, you name it! However, you can't beat the pinnacle of flower tattoos, the American traditional style! Traditional flower tattoos are stunningly bold and all kinds of beautiful. They are probably not the most realistic flower tattoos out there, but traditional flowers still hold their own and use simple designs to create huge effect. Combine them with other old school motifs or let them shine alone - that's up to you!
Even though traditional roses are the absolute favorite in term of floral motif, don't be afraid to think out of the box and try something different. Most flowers carry a specific meaning, maybe you can recognize yourself in one of them, which would make the perfect inspiration for your very own traditional flower tattoo.
The hands, the neck or the knees are popular body placements for old school flower tattoos, but their rather round shape make them suitable for most body parts. Don't hesitate to ask your tattoo artists, they will know what's best!
Usually done in bold colors American traditional flower tattoos always make for some enjoyable viewing and these 25 traditional flower tattoos will surely inspire you to get your own, or even add more to the ones you've already got. Enjoy!