Do you want an artful way to show your devotion
to your lover? Why not opt for one of the following top love theme tattoos? Whether it be a heart, a sentiment or lovebirds, there's many ways to say I love you with a tattoo.
1. Heart Tattoos
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Nothing says love like a heart tattoo. Of course you can place a heart tattoo anywhere, and the most popular place is on the bicep in an old school style tattoo. But that doesn't mean you can't step outside the norm and do something a little unique with a heart tattoo placement. Consider placing a few cute hearts on your inner wrist instead. Another option is a couple's heart tattoo. If you want a matching tattoo or a lover's tattoo without tattooing names, opt for the popular half-heart on each of you that becomes whole when you place the parts together. This works well on wrist or arm designs.
2. Lock and Key
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He's got your heart, now throw away the key! Lock and key tattoos are a creative couples theme idea. Add some Victorian elegance to your design with a skeleton style key and opt for Steampunk
style. Melting latches, keys or steampunk powered bolts will add bizarre interest to your design. To keep your themed tattoos in plain site, place them somewhere they'll fit toegther, such as on your hands.
3. Rose Tattoos
How do I love thee? With a rose tattoo that symbolizes my passion and love. Rose tattoos are one of the most popular flower designs and for good reason. A rose by any other name would smell as sweet!From a yellow rose that celebrates the great state of Texas
to a white rose that celebrates the purity of love and marriage, there's always room for a rose tattoo.
4. Sentiment and Quotes
Quote and romantic verse tattoos are the perfect way to express your love. Script tattoos can be placed in many spots such as the mid-back, shoulders and inner wrist.
Consider verses from shared favorite songs, books, movie quotes and even your very own pet names for one another, such as 'Sweet Darling.' To add a touch of nostalgia to your design, why not opt for an old typewriter font or tattoo your lover's own handwriting?
5. PortraitWhile black and grey portrait tattoos are a favorite choice for incorporating life-like realism to your body art, you can also honor a loved one with a less detailed piece and opt for a vintage inspired framed silhouette tattoo placed within an ornate oval frame instead. Couples can both have matching silouhettes and she can add a few vines and flowers to her frame to make it a little more feminine.
6. Wedding BandsA popular alternative to traditional wedding bands, matching ring tattoos are an obvious couples choice. Whether you wear jewelry ontop of your designs or wear your inked vows in lieu of, a simple band, a verse of love or matching symbols can be tattooed on your fingers as an expression of your love and commitment.
Are you looking for a more modern way to express your union
with a matching tattoo? Look to nature for feathered
lovers and you'll find several birds that mate for life. From eagles, swans, and Turtle doves to penguins and Albatross, these birds of a feather stick together. Feather tattoos continue to be one of the most popular emerging tattoo designs. Whether you use a single feather or the whole bird, add a verse
to your design about love, and you have even deeper meaning.