25 Awesome Ideas for Letter and Word Tattoos

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Vote up your favorite letter tattoo designs.

Looking for awesome ideas for a letter tattoo? This list should give you plenty of body art inspiration. Letter tattoo designs can range in style from the simple to the complex, from the monochrome to the vibrantly colored. The unique letter tattoos highlighted on this list represent just a small sampling of all the artistic possibilities a professional tattoo artist can offer the ink enthusiast.

Ideas for letter tattoos are nearly endless. Maybe you're looking to make a quieter body art statement on a discreet area. Cute letter tattoos like a favorite quote, written in a small font, might be just what you're looking for. This style of tattoo is a popular choice for spots like the inner arms. Or maybe impact is what you're going for. This list features cool letter tattoos like phrases inscribed across the shoulder blades in large, blocky font, and banner-style words tattooed across the arms and legs. Still other ink-lovers have chosen to display favorite poems, Bible verses, and song lyrics on their bodies.

What do you think are the best ideas for letter tattoos? Vote up the raddest letter tattoo designs, and be sure to share what you think in the comment section.

  • 1. Lettering Heart Tattoo On Back Of Shoulder

    Lettering Heart Tattoo On Back Of Shoulder
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
  • 2. Lettering Tattoo On Foot

  • 3. Cute Lettering Tattoo On Inner Arm

    Cute Lettering Tattoo On Inner Arm
    Photo: flickr / CC0
  • 4. Cursive Lettering Tattoo On Ribs

    Cursive Lettering Tattoo On Ribs
    Photo: flickr / CC0