35+ Cute Tattoos That Will Give You Kawaii Vibes and Make You Want Some Adorable Ink

Cute tattoos come in all shapes and sizes but most are modest in the amount of real estate they take up on the skin. Designs that include pop culture figures, cute animals, or dainty details are all up for grabs among these sweet designs. Other popular cute tattoos include animated characters, figures from beloved children’s books, and nature-inspired botanical pieces. Just about any idea you have for your tattoo can be made cute if you work with a tattoo artist who can realize your unique vision.

To give you some ink inspiration, we’ve rounded up some of the best cute tattoos that people are going gaga over on social media to give you an idea of the possibilities and limitations of these designs. Honestly, the sky’s the limit as long as your tattoo artist knows how to style your design in the right direction. Now, scroll through the cute tattoos we’ve found to find something that you also might like.

Are You Looking for Cute Tattoos to Inspire Your Own Ink? Discover Some Fun Ideas Below:

Tiny Fruits

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There are many micro tattoos that double as cute tattoos. The small size invites a sense of intimacy and sweetness. This is the first fruit tattoo on this list but it won’t be the last. Get your favorite fruit tattooed and you will have a delicious piece for the rest of your life.

A Touch Spooky

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The person who shared this image explained that this was a Friday 13 tattoo. That explains the spooky, Halloween theme here. Nothing is scary, however. We’re looking at all the cute details in this design like the “sparkle” effect and all of the vibrant colors.

Fine Feline

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A few thin, fine lines are all it takes to create cute tattoos that feel like magic. This lovely cat portrait is so simple yet effective. Meow!

Slice of Melon

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We’re bringing you more fruit, this time watermelon! Micro tattoos are just so delightful and even though they are small, they make a huge impact. Doesn’t this tattoo make you crave warm, summer days? It’s one of our favorite cute tattoos that celebrates the summer.

Little Lamb

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Any baby animal is a possibility for cute tattoos. How adorable is this kid? Get a cute tattoo of your favorite animal and you won’t live to regret that choice.

Fur Baby Love

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This is one of the many cute tattoos that is a love letter to cats. If you have a fur baby, consider getting something similar that celebrates your special friend.

Stitch

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Disney tattoos are big business and most of them are extremely cute. This one of Stitch is something spectacular. Think of your favorite Disney characters and consider which one would make the cutest tattoo.

A Frog on a Cruise

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What a unique concept! We find a little frog taking a ride on the back of a duck. Is this the perfect little cruise? It’s likely.

Happy Baby

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This is one of our favorite cute tattoos on the list that finds a cute little elephant soaring in the air. Baby animals are big among cute tattoos and you should consider your favorites for them.

Moo!

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We are treated to the face of a brown cow in this design that’s got a hint of neo-traditional style. Do you love cows? They certainly make for cute tattoos.

Soul

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Where are the fans of Pixar’s Soul? Any animated media makes for evocative and cute tattoos. Think of your childhood favorites or even new faves to inspire your tattoo. This one is truly magical!

Kewpie Bundle

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Kewpie tattoos have been around for decades and they are slightly trendy today. These adorable baby tattoos are just so fun and endlessly adaptable. You can set your kewpie baby in a setting that appeals to you.

Pretty Pups

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We are huge fans of pet tattoos. If you’ve got some fur babies in your life, chances are you find them endlessly cute. If that’s the case, you certainly should celebrate your baby with cute tattoos of them. Aren’t these darlings?

Magical Mirror

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Wow! We find a cosmic scene reflected in this tattoo of a compact mirror. Sparkling star elements really bring this design to life and keep things very, very cute.

Minimalist Butterflies

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You don’t have to get fussy or sign up for a big commitment when it comes to your cute tattoos. Simplicity is bliss in this design that finds minimalist butterflies highlighted by some cute sparkle elements.

An Unlikely Success

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When we think of the cute things that exist in this world, one of the last things to come to mind is snakes. However, we find this snake tattoo to be a winning example of how anything can be transformed into cuteness. Don’t you just love those pastel tones?

Pink Bow

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We saw a number of cute tattoos of bows while researching designs for this piece. Here is one of our favorites. It’s delicate, soft, and very feminine. We imagine you can think of a variety of placements for something similar that will look excellent.

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Penguin Party

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Are penguins one of the cutest animals on earth? If you ask us, they rank pretty highly. This one is carrying snowballs and we’re in love. Tattoo artists have been experimenting with white ink more and more in recent years and you can see that it adds a touch of romance to this design.

Penguin Party Part II

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We can’t get enough penguins! Here’s a parent with their baby with some building blocks and a little trumpet. It’s totally whimsical and playful. As you’ve seen with cute tattoos, baby animals are the way to go.

3D Dino

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3D tattoos are a huge trend today. Artists are able to double the design in such a way to make it pop off of the skin. This is one of the cutest 3D designs we’ve seen that features a childlike T-Rex. How fun!

Beautiful Bun

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Here’s a larger piece that finds a bunny amid some handsome flowers. The linework and shading are remarkable in this tidy and cheerful design. We’ve got another rabbit tattoo to share with you.

A Little Locket

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Here’s a fun, delicate design that finds a heart-shaped locket tattooed with some very, very fine lines. It’s a unique design, especially for the arm but we find it to be a successful one.

Little Flowers

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How fun are these very basic flowers tattooed in just red and green? If you’re not looking for something too big are that will take hours to complete, consider going small and minimal with your cute tattoos.

Big Flowers

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We’ve shown you small and now we’ve got some dramatic, big buds for you. How excellent do these flowers look? This tattoo is bursting with life and romance and we imagine this person gets tons of compliments on how brilliant it looks. Bravo!

Peach Cola

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Do you have a sweet tooth? Let your cute tattoos reflect that. This feels like the most Atlanta tattoo we’ve ever seen but this peach cola tattoo hails from California. Celebrate your favorite treats in ink form and they will always bring a smile to your face.

Coffee and Pan Dulce

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We told you treats make really great tattoos. Here’s a coffee and pan dulce tattoo on a super small scale. What food pairing do you love most? They can be your next cute tattoos!

More Rabbits, Please

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As promised, here’s another cute tattoo of a bunny. Take a look at that delicate shading that gives the rabbit such a pleasant texture. It’s clear rabbits are winners so if you love these cute creatures, you’d be wise to request something similar.

Tiny Rainbow

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A little rainbow in a jar? We’ll take it! In this very simple design, we find this whimsical scene that looks very cheerful and energetic.

So Sweet

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You do need that cupcake with a face tattoo. If you love to bake or simply just love sweets, cakes and other tasty delights make really cute tattoos.

Space Kitty

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Here’s a cat inside a flying saucer with lightning bolts shooting from it. Why? We have no idea. Do we care? Nope! This singular design is pretty weird and the more you think outside of the box, the better your tattoo will be. Get weird with it!

Lily of the Valley

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Lily of the valley flowers are so beautiful and they translate to beautiful tattoos when done by capable hands. We love the play of blue for the blossoms and those pink, star elements. Isn’t it dazzling?

Rainbow Butterfly

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Here’s another one of the cute tattoos to feature a rainbow. We don’t know how the artist pulled this one off but there’s an entire rainbow of colors inside that tiny butterfly. it’s so good that it’s enough to make you jealous.

Prickly Friend

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A porcupine was not front of mind when we were thinking about cute tattoos but this one certainly meets the criteria. How about the texture the artist has included? Aren’t those tiny spikes just adorable?

A Magical Short Stack

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The person who shared this image described the tattoo as “fairy pancakes.” We did not know this was a thing that exists in the world but we find this design to be incredibly sweet and endearing. What foods do you want to put wings on?

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Checker Heart

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We leave you with a very simple yet fun heart tattoo with a checkerboard pattern. Hearts will always be cute tattoos so think of ways to fashion some for your own, unique design.

There you go! What did you think of these super cute tattoos? We hope you found some that will work for your own personal style. Use these designs to inspire your own ink but don’t copy them. Use them for inspiration but allow your tattoo artist to create a design that shares your unique point of view.

If you’d like even more cute tattoos, you will love tattoos of the queen of cute herself, Hello Kitty! Below you will find dozens of designs inspired by the character. Enjoy!

These Cute Tattoos of Hello Kitty Will Make You Say, “Awwww!”

Oh, Hello!

25 kawaii hello kitty! tattoos that will steal your heart
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In the legendary words of RuPaul, Hey, kitty girl, it’s your world! We love this glittery portrait of Ms. Kitty White surrounded by a blush tone and gem-life hearts. That face!

Queen Kitty

25 kawaii hello kitty! tattoos that will steal your heart
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The tattoo artist who shared this image wrote that this tattoo was the person’s very first! We think this is a job well done! We love the rosy cheeks and traditional Japanese elements that are highlighted here.

Witchy Kitty

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Well, we just died of a cute overload with this completely marvelous, and not a touch wicked, witchy Hello Kitty character. Look at the little bow on the broom! Everything is perfect here.

Rainbow Kitty

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The Rainbow Cat meme (.gif) that’s delighted so many of us for years gets its Hello Kitty makeover in this magical micro tattoo. There’s gold at the end of this rainbow!

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FTW Kitty

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All hail, Kitty. We find our cherished friend in front of some thrilling flames in a pose that seems to translate to FTW. This completely original piece showcases the incredible creativity that people are putting into their Hello Kitty designs.

Danger Kitty

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We find a blade adorned with an unassuming cat. You’ll find only pink and black ink here but the result makes a huge impact. We don’t know why Hello Kitty has turned to violence, but we’re not mad.

Flip Kitty

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Nostalgia! A new generation is fascinated by the old flip phones we all once carried in our pockets. We find evidence of that here in this glorious flip phone with a tiny little Hello Kitty accessory.

Hot Kitty

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Wow! We find a more detailed portrait of Kitty White in this hot design that features tiny flames. Because Hello Kitty is such a personal one for many, we see plenty of interpretations of her furry goodness.

X-Ray Kitty

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If you’ve ever wondered, “What’s Hello Kitty’s skeleton look like?” You’re in luck! We find a dissected cat in just black ink that shows us what’s underneath that cute shell. Beautiful, inside and out!

Sad Kitty-Bun

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Feast your eyes on this Hello Kitty-style bunny that’s dropped its ice cream cone. We absolutely love the way the melted ice cream has been tattooed, with different colors seeming to bleed into others! What fun!

Trippy Kitty

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Were you looking for a psychedelic Hello Kitty to brighten your day? We love this design that contains an ombre effect that transforms from warm red to a cool aqua. We’ll have what that kitty’s having.

Hand Kitty

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Sure, go ahead and get a giant tattoo of Hello Kitty on your hand. It’s probably the least inoffensive thing you could imagine showing up on a palm. We’d cherish the sight of this hand waving to us.

Zombie Kitty

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“Tell me truth!” is the directive you needed in your life. We find a pink and peach Hello Kitty who’s not here to play! We discovered that a great many of tattoos in this genre tend to skew to horror and the macabre, which was surprising!

Krueger Kitty

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See? We find our precious friend in this tattoo reincarnated as the evil Freddy Kreuger from the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. One, two, Hello Kitty’s coming for you.

Mermaid Kitty

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This tattoo belongs to a proud Pisces who has given Hello Kitty a lovely little mermaid tail. We can’t get enough of the colorful bubbles that surround this aquatic character.

Cone Kitty

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If you’ve ever thought that Hello Kitty was cute enough to eat, we found a tattoo design that’s perfect for you! She’s joined by Koroppi, the green frog you know and love.

Good VS Evil Kitty

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Hello Kitty is cute even without her signature pink and white colors. We find here in two forms as the representation of an angel and a devil. These tattoos offer you a great look at the power of clean lines in tattooing.

Black Cat

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D’oh! How relatable is this Hello Kitty who’s just had a stinging realization? We’ve all been there, girl!

Kuromi Kitty

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We did not know we needed a Kuromi tattoo, but the nemesis looks so perfect. Shimmering on top of a glittery background of pink and white dots, this meanie looks so sweet.

Kitty On Your Mind

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This tattoo is one of the most original on this list. We love the emotion here and how Hello Kitty seems to want to help. What don’t exactly know what’s going on and that’s fine!

Sweet Kitty

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Hello Kitty gets the saccharine treatment she deserves in this design that celebrates all things delicious and sweet. We love the choice of inks for this that pop but aren’t overly dramatic.

Sushi Kitty

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Why, yes, we would like an order of the Hello Kitty musubi for lunch. Any tattoo of our friend paired with food is instantly lovable.

Healing Kitty

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Hello Kitty makes everything better! Take this bandaid for example, which we usually associate with injury. Now, it makes us think of our cheerful cartoon cat!

Dark Kitty

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Lean into your goth side and watch great things happen! How would you dress your Hello Kitty tattoo?

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Glitzy Kitty

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Last, but certainly not least, we have a diamond kitty with a huge, heart-shaped rock. Check out how the geometric shapes and lines of the stone juxtapose with the smooth shapes that make the cat. A wonderful creation!

There you go! 25 Hello Kitty tattoos that bring kawaii and simple pleasure to all that behold them! We hope you feel inspired by these imaginative designs and will think of your very own to cherish always.

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