Art is immortal, and for certain people, it becomes very literal when they choose to display it on their bodies.
Fresh as a Daisy!The Gerbera daisy is the fifth most popular flower in the world, and is one of the most tattooed daisies.Flowers have always be portrayed for their beauty, colors, and because they symbolize life, love, purity, and innocence.
Daisies are a type of wildflower from the sunflower family, have been around for over 4,000 years, and are even depicted in artwork and hairpins found in those times. This article explains the meanings and symbolism behind this flower's designs, which range from big to small, abstract to detailed, and everything in between!SOME DAISY TATTOO IDEASABSTRACTModern tattoos incorporate some beautiful colors and creativity when it comes to taking conventional tattoo designs and turning them into abstract art. According to Roman mythology, Vertumnus, the Roman god of gardens, agriculture, and flowers, was obsessed with the dainty wood nymph named Belides. In Christianity, it is a symbol of the Virgin Mother Mary, thus symbolizing chastity, purity, and grace, and also to depict Christ, the child, thus representing youth.
Contrary to this belief in Christianity, in Norse mythology, it is the sacred symbol for Freya, a love goddess. The Celtics believed that the daisies came from the spirits of babies who died during the birthing process and grew to bring closure to the parents' pain. The Victorian Lady Mary Wortley explains that during a time filled with chastity and demureness, lovers passed on daisies secretly to each other. As mentioned earlier, the daisy blooms in the day and closes up in the night, so it represents a new beginning, freshness, and hope for each day.
Numbers and names when used with a daisy show family bonds and strength to carry the past, but persevere in the present. Think carefully before you choose something, because once it's on your body, it is there for life, unless you choose to go for laser surgery, which involves immense pain! Make sure you choose an artist who is capable of bringing your vision to life, or you're going to end up with a disappointing mistake and wasted money.
Even with daisies, the meaning changes based on the way you represent them, so think about that.
The designs and the placing given here are suggestions; you may choose to go with them or come up with something of your liking in the event that you plan to go through with the process.


You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. It is no wonder then, that when people get tattoos, flowers always make it to the list of options.
These tattoos look good on upper arm sleeves (below the shoulders), the two shoulder corners, feet, calves, or thighs. It is also believed that when the Three Wise Men went in search of Jesus, they saw a field of daisies, and figured that they must be close to where he was born. It is, thus, shown as a symbol of love, loyalty, and motherhood, along with the idea of an untainted youth. If you fail to do so, your tattoo doesn't heal properly, the color doesn't set in the right way, and you are susceptible to infection. Daisies can be used on both men and women, and you can always incorporate your own style while getting inked.
This is because its petals open up to the sunlight in the morning and close up during the night.
We have shown you an example of a thigh tattoo with an intricately designed daisy.BLACK AND WHITEIf you want your tattoo to have a classic look and an elegant feel, then these black and white tattoos are a good place to start from.
They have been a favorite for tattoo lovers, especially women, ever since the art form came into being. They can also be used on the back or the ribs.DAISY CHAINSTo give the flower a more natural flow on the body, there are daisy designs that have individual flowers joint by intricate lines. These types of tattoos are highly popular when placed in the rib cage area or around the waist. Alternatively, you can also use them to make a bracelet pattern, winding around your wrist.COLORFUL AND DETAILED TATTOOSWe often want pictures to look realistic as well as artistic when it is placed on the body. Some can even be on the chest, or as full sleeves.OUTLINEThese tattoos look simple yet elegant, and they show the daisy in their truest, most natural form. These look good on any part on the body, but the lower back would be our pick!SIMPLEIf you're looking for a no-frills, pretty little tattoo, that can be well hidden if needed, you should go for such tattoos.


These can be placed anywhere on the body from the calves, to the hands, to the spot behind your ears, but it looks great on the wrist!DAISY WITH CREATURESIf you want more body to your tattoo and want to depict a scene right out of nature, then these look great. With little butterflies, honey bees, lady bugs, or other insects hovering around, the tattoo looks very organic, and naturally (pun intended) very beautiful. Try these out as an upper arm pattern like the one shown above!DAISIES WITH HEARTSWho can deny the logic behind incorporating hearts into a flower design to form a nice girly, pretty tat?
Well, here are some cool ideas of putting daisies and hearts together to create a cute little piece.
These tattoos look great on the nape (back of the neck) like the one we've shown, but can be incorporated elsewhere like the feet, the calf, or the wrists.DAISY WITH NAMESWe often make tattoos as a homage to the people in our lives, or as remembrance of the ones gone by. These pictures show you a nice way to incorporate names into your daisy tattoo to create a nice piece of memory. They look good above the heart (below the collarbone, left corner), or on the side of the neck, but you can choose to put it in a spot of your liking.DAISIES WITH NUMBERSLike names, numbers can be inked as a way to capture and engrave a special or important time in your life, or other numbers that hold some significance. These can be placed anywhere, but one of the coolest places is right above your heart, to indicate the importance it holds for you.DAISY WITH OTHER ELEMENTSLike with the creatures, other elements can be added to give a dual meaning to your ink, or even to add to the appeal of the picture. You can also add other elements, like the peace symbol, doves, quotes or phrases, and backgrounds like skies or a garden.
The options are endless, and this allows you to make the tattoo a truly unique piece that only you have in the world.
Be careful though; the last one would hurt a bit!DAISY TATTOO MEANINGSa€? As we mentioned earlier, daisies are symbols of beauty, innocence, and purity, and this is their central meaning.



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