Leaf tattoos are a great choice for nature lovers and people who appreciate the beauty of leaves. The most common leaf tattoo designs are done in green ink, but you can also have a black or brown ink leaf tattoo. These tattoos can be done in any size, but they tend to be small due to the delicate nature of leaves.

Some people choose leaf tattoos as an homage to their favorite season or time of year. Others get them in honor of the life-cycle of plants and trees, or because they want to show their appreciation for the natural world.

The best part about leaf tattoos is that there are so many different types of leaves out there that you can choose from when designing your tattoo. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for something masculine or feminine—there will be something that fits perfectly with your personality!

If you’d like some inspiration for your own leaf tattoo design, take a look at the ideas above.

1. Graphic Leaf Tattoo

With its colorful palette, this graphic and abstract leaf tattoo offers a great look. These shapes add an extra beauty, too. You should definitely go and get it.
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With its colorful palette, this graphic and abstract leaf tattoo offers a great look. These shapes add an extra beauty, too. You should definitely go and get it.

2. Upper Arm Leaf Tattoo

Wanna cover all of your arm from bottom to top with leaves? This leaf tattoo will take your upper arm to a different level. Are you ready for a change?
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Wanna cover all of your arm from bottom to top with leaves? This leaf tattoo will take your upper arm to a different level. Are you ready for a change?

3. Shady Leaf Tattoo

On your back arm, do you want to get a leaf tattoo? Then, this beautiful shady leaf tattoo is definitely for you. Although it is a simple one, its shady details make it great.
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On your back arm, do you want to get a leaf tattoo? Then, this beautiful shady leaf tattoo is definitely for you. Although it is a simple one, its shady details make it great.

4. Green Leaves Tattoo

The leaves above look like real, don't they? With its color and special technique used in it, this tattoo can be one of the best realistic tattoos, for sure.
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The leaves above look like real, don’t they? With its color and special technique used in it, this tattoo can be one of the best realistic tattoos, for sure.

5. Mixed Leaves Tattoo

There are different types of leaves and it is hard to choose which one to get as a tattoo. In the design above, you can bring different tattoos together and look amazing!
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There are different types of leaves and it is hard to choose which one to get as a tattoo. In the design above, you can bring different tattoos together and look amazing!

6. Leaf Tattoo with Camellia Flowers

Camellias are flowers that are so beautiful and they are found in Asia, mostly in Japan. Its leaves are gorgeous as well. Give this tattoo a shot.
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Camellias are flowers that are so beautiful and they are found in Asia, mostly in Japan. Its leaves are gorgeous as well. Give this tattoo a shot.

7. Orange Leaves Tattoo on Arm 

Leaves go through a beautiful change every season. Green is always a favorite but one of the best colors that suits well with a leaf is orange, for sure. This tattoo will remind you Autumn.
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Leaves go through a beautiful change every season. Green is always a favorite but one of the best colors that suits well with a leaf is orange, for sure. This tattoo will remind you Autumn.

8. Thin Leaves Tattoo 

These thin leaves on upper leg look fabulous. Plus, nude colors of leaves is a super-cool idea for nude lovers. Don't wait too long to get this tattoo!
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These thin leaves on upper leg look fabulous. Plus, nude colors of leaves is a super-cool idea for nude lovers. Don’t wait too long to get this tattoo!

9. Leaves Tattoo on Back

If you want to look chic with your leaf tattoo, one of the best tattoo for you is definitely this one. The leaves going down on your back will make you stand out.
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If you want to look chic with your leaf tattoo, one of the best tattoo for you is definitely this one. The leaves going down on your back will make you stand out.

10. Abstract Leaf Tattoo

Here is an abstract and minimalist leaves tattoo for those who are looking for a creative artwork. Thanks to this tattoo, everyone will realize your arm and they will ask you the meaning of it.
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Here is an abstract and minimalist leaves tattoo for those who are looking for a creative artwork. Thanks to this tattoo, everyone will realize your arm and they will ask you the meaning of it.

11. Cool Leaves Tattoo

Deers are amazing animals with their amazing horns. Getting a tattoo of this animal will help you show your love to everyone. Plus, two leaves covering it will take your tattoo to a different level.
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Deers are amazing animals with their amazing horns. Getting a tattoo of this animal will help you show your love to everyone. Plus, two leaves covering it will take your tattoo to a different level.

12. Simple Leaf Tattoo on Arm 

Just a simple leaf tattoo is all you need to rock. It’s not a small one but this medium-size leaf tattoo is perfect. Show your love of sea with it.
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Just a simple leaf tattoo is all you need to rock. It’s not a small one but this medium-size leaf tattoo is perfect. Show your love of sea with it.

13. Botanical Tattoo on Arm 

 Leaves cannot be imagined without animals on them, can they? To give botanical vibe on your arm with your tattoo, some leaves that are covered in a spider's web and a spider below are all you need.
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Leaves cannot be imagined without animals on them, can they? To give botanical vibe on your arm with your tattoo, some leaves that are covered in a spider’s web and a spider below are all you need.

14. Floral Shoulder Tattoo

If you like floral ideas on tattoos, here is a fabulous idea to match with some leaves. A thin line is used to draw flowers and this effect looks perfect if you line this type of line artworks. Small leaves that accompany the flowers are so cute.
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If you like floral ideas on tattoos, here is a fabulous idea to match with some leaves. A thin line is used to draw flowers and this effect looks perfect if you line this type of line artworks. Small leaves that accompany the flowers are so cute.

15. Line Leaf Tattoo Design 

Here is another line tattoo that will amaze you and everyone around you. This black ink leaf tattoo offers a depth because of its shading details and this look is quite amazing to try.
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Here is another line tattoo that will amaze you and everyone around you. This black ink leaf tattoo offers a depth because of its shading details and this look is quite amazing to try.

16. Big Thick Leaves Tattoo

It's one of the coolest leaves tattoos to try. Although it is a freehand tattoo, all the lines and shapes look perfect. Give it a shot.
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It’s one of the coolest leaves tattoos to try. Although it is a freehand tattoo, all the lines and shapes look perfect. Give it a shot.

17. Leaves Tattoo on Stomach

Why don't you try something bolder on your skin? Those who like gothic tattoos will definitely go for this leaf tattoo that is combined with berries and butterflies. It looks like a darker side of nature.
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Why don’t you try something bolder on your skin? Those who like gothic tattoos will definitely go for this leaf tattoo that is combined with berries and butterflies. It looks like a darker side of nature.

18. Minimalist Leaf Tattoo on Upper Leg 

Why don’t you make your upper leg shine out with this tattoo? Super-small leaf tattoo is enough to look perfect since minimalist tattoos are also super cool.
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Why don’t you make your upper leg shine out with this tattoo? Super-small leaf tattoo is enough to look perfect since minimalist tattoos are also super cool.

19. Line Leaf Tattoo

Wanna leave everyone speechless? Then, here is a line tattoo that covers a part of your body from your belly to your upper leg. If you are bold, you should give it a shot.
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Wanna leave everyone speechless? Then, here is a line tattoo that covers a part of your body from your belly to your upper leg. If you are bold, you should give it a shot.

20. Mint Leaf Tattoo 

Mint tattoo symbolizes the circle of life and its different stages. Mint leaf is unique the way it looks, so getting a mint leaf tattoo can make you shine out.
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Mint tattoo symbolizes the circle of life and its different stages. Mint leaf is unique the way it looks, so getting a mint leaf tattoo can make you shine out.

21. Cross and Leaf Tattoo

If you want to thank the God for what he has given on this beautiful earth, you can show it with some butterflies and leaves with a cross behind. Give it a shot if you are religious.
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If you want to thank the God for what he has given on this beautiful earth, you can show it with some butterflies and leaves with a cross behind. Give it a shot if you are religious.

22. Flamingo Leaves Tattoo

I bet that you have never seen something creative like this! It's really amazing to see how tattoo artists can be so creative. In this tattoo, flamingo's legs are covered in leaves while its upper body is covered with flowers.
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I bet that you have never seen something creative like this! It’s really amazing to see how tattoo artists can be so creative. In this tattoo, flamingo’s legs are covered in leaves while its upper body is covered with flowers.

23. Simple Leaf Dotwork Tattoo

A lot of dots get together and they form these beautiful and gorgeous leaves. Dotwork tattoos are mostly simple and minimal but when you look at the whole tattoo, you see that there is a perfection in simplicity.
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A lot of dots get together and they form these beautiful and gorgeous leaves. Dotwork tattoos are mostly simple and minimal but when you look at the whole tattoo, you see that there is a perfection in simplicity.

24. Watercolor Clover Tattoo

Clovers are associated with luck, especially 4 leaf ones. They are rare but if you can find it, you are sure to bring luck to your life. To feel this luck, you can get a tattoo of it like the one above. Your 4 leaf clover will always be with you.
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Clovers are associated with luck, especially 4 leaf ones. They are rare but if you can find it, you are sure to bring luck to your life. To feel this luck, you can get a tattoo of it like the one above. Your 4 leaf clover will always be with you.

25. Colorful Leaf Tattoo

Green is such a color... With all of its tones and shades, it offers a perfect look. In this tattoo, rich green colors are used to take this tattoo to a different level.
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Green is such a color… With all of its tones and shades, it offers a perfect look. In this tattoo, rich green colors are used to take this tattoo to a different level.

26. Green Leaves on Ankle

Dark green leaves will make you stand out from the crowd even if it is placed on your ankle. If you are a nature lover, you should try it out, for sure.
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Dark green leaves will make you stand out from the crowd even if it is placed on your ankle. If you are a nature lover, you should try it out, for sure.

27. Colorful Leaf Tattoo on Finger

This cute and colorful leaf tattoo is worth a try, for sure. If you are a person who doesn't like to get a tattoo that everyone will see, the minimalist leaf tattoo is definitely for you.
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This cute and colorful leaf tattoo is worth a try, for sure. If you are a person who doesn’t like to get a tattoo that everyone will see, the minimalist leaf tattoo is definitely for you.

28. Line Leaves Tattoo

 Simple line leaves are for you if you like simplicity in tattoos. Also, some leaves in it are drawn with dots and this is what makes this tattoo adorable. Go for it.
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Simple line leaves are for you if you like simplicity in tattoos. Also, some leaves in it are drawn with dots and this is what makes this tattoo adorable. Go for it.

29. Heart Shaped Leaves Tattoo

Are you in love with all types of leaves in nature? If your answer is yes, then the heart shaped leaves tattoo above is definitely for you. This will warm your heart.
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Are you in love with all types of leaves in nature? If your answer is yes, then the heart shaped leaves tattoo above is definitely for you. This will warm your heart.

30. Giant Leaves Tattoo on Back

Those who can’t give up on getting giant tattoos that cover a part of the body will adore this one. These beautiful leaves that are densely placed are all you need.
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Those who can’t give up on getting giant tattoos that cover a part of the body will adore this one. These beautiful leaves that are densely placed are all you need.

31. Pink Leaf Tattoo

Let's be honest. Tattoos are there for us to be creative. Leaves are green but why not designing it pink in your tattoo? Covering your upper leg, this tattoo will help you shine out.
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Let’s be honest. Tattoos are there for us to be creative. Leaves are green but why not designing it pink in your tattoo? Covering your upper leg, this tattoo will help you shine out.

32. Minimal Leaf Tattoo 

Sometimes all we need is simplicity. Small and minimalist tattoos offer a great look, so why don't you get a minimalist leaves tattoo? Your ankle will look amazing with it.
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Sometimes all we need is simplicity. Small and minimalist tattoos offer a great look, so why don’t you get a minimalist leaves tattoo? Your ankle will look amazing with it.

Which one is your favorite from all those perfect leaf tattoo designs above? Let us know in the comments!

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