40 Beautiful Tattoo Sleeve Ideas for Women

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If you’re looking for beautiful tattoo sleeve ideas for women, I have a wonderful collection of tattoos to inspire you.

Tattoos are not only used as a way to decorate your body, but also as a way to convey your beliefs and ideas.

It can be difficult deciding what to get for your sleeve tattoo. This is a big decision for many because your sleeve tattoo will be there for the rest of your life.

Usually with a tattoo sleeve, the tattoos relate to one another in some way… they have a theme. I hope this post will inspire you in selecting a theme that is meaningful to you.

You’ll find a variety of beautiful and interesting tattoos such as flower tattoos, spiritual tattoos and more.

These tattoos range from simplistic to more detailed. So there’s something for everyone.

Temporary Tattoo Sleeves: If you’d like to test run a tattoo design, Etsy is filled with awesome temporary tattoo sleeves.

flower arm sleeve tattoo

I love this simple sleeve that features beautiful flowers. You could also do something similar with colored ink.

Credit: veronicalilu

planets arm tattoo

If you’re into astrology and the energy of the planets, consider doing something similar to this simplistic sleeve.

Credit: weheartit

day of the dead sleeve

Not only is this sleeve design stunning, but the colors are amazing too.

Credit: weheartit

headdress tattoo on arm

This tribal themed tattoo includes a beautiful woman with a feather headdress, the different moon phases, and more.

Credit: weheartit

colorful planets and moon phases

These sleeves feature the planets as well as the phases of the moon. I love the addition of the colors for both of these sleeves.

Credit: weheartit

black and white tattoo sleeve with flowers

If you would like to cover your entire arm, here’s a great tattoo arm sleeve for you to consider.

Credit: weheartit

flower outline tattoo

If you’re just getting started with your sleeve, flowers are a great beginners piece.

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elephant and roses

Consider getting a tattoo sleeve that features symbols that have meaning to you. The elephant can represent strength, loyalty and more.

Credit: weheartit

yellow and green flowers

I love the simplicity of this yellow and green floral tattoo sleeve. I think a bumblebee would be a great addition to this sleeve.

Credit: weheartit

black and white feminine flower tattoo

This sleeve takes the floral sleeve design to a new level. You can really see how well done the shading is here.

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black and white flowers

I love how this sleeve features a bunch of beautiful wildflowers, but there is also a bee getting ready to pollinate a flower.

Credit: weheartit

girl wearing headress

The overall design and colors used for this tattoo are just stunning.

Credit: weheartit

skeleton mermaid tattoo

This tattoo design isn’t for everyone, but is so creative and original. I love this design.

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plants and berries tattoo

I find these tattoo sleeves to be stunning. They are artistically gorgeous and so unique.

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bee with flowers tattoo sleeve

While most floral sleeves in this post have been black ink only, this sleeve looks beautiful with bright reds, greens, and yellows.

Credit: weheartit

spiritual symbols tattoo on woman

If you’re looking for a spiritual themed tattoo, this is a great design to use for inspiration.

Credit: matildawyness

beautiful flower tattoo sleeve

I am in love with this gorgeous sleeve. I also really like how the tattoo goes up to the shoulder area.

Credit: weheartit

colored arm tattoo with finches and flowers

This tattoo is so beautiful and unique. It features lovely birds, butterflies, dragonflies, and flowers.

Credit: lady_fts

black and white bee with flowers

This tattoo features beautiful nature elements like flowers, berries, leaves, and a cute little bee.

Credit: bethanygeorgiatattoo

woman with fox and mouse drawing

If you love the woodland theme, this design should give you a lot of inspiration.

Credit: rhtattoo

colored mushrooms and snail tattoo

If you have a connection with nature, try including things like mushrooms, or even snails to your design. Snails remind us to slow down.

Credit: alexisethomson

woman wearing owl headress tattoo

This design is similar to a few that were shown earlier, but it has a bit more of a detailed design, and some added elements.

Credit: carrie_tattoos


This colorful tattoo sleeve features a portrait, a large bee with flowers, and more. If you’re looking for a colorful sleeve idea, I think you’ll love this style.

Credit: erinodea

If you’re working on a sleeve that has a galaxy theme, this tattoo is really cool. It features a head with planets and stars.

Credit: isaarttattoo


If you’re a Disney fan, consider getting a sleeve dedicated to your favorite Disney movie, characters, or show. This tattoo will look even better once the color is added.

Credit: ladyjaytattoo


This floral design was done really well. I love the art style that was used for this tattoo. Also, the chosen colors look great together.

Credit: mr.tattoo.thomas

rainbow alicorn tattoo

If you love rainbows and unicorns (this design actually features an alicorn), that would make a great theme for your arm sleeve. I’ve always loved this tattoo style. You can even see that parts of the tattoo use the watercolor style.

Credit: riftwingdesigns

rose and sunflower tattoo sleeve

The shading for this rose and sunflower sleeve was done amazingly well. If your tattoo requires shading, make sure you choose an artist that’s perfected this skill.

Credit: adam.lordetega_art

geometric tattoo sleeve

This wolf design utilizes geometric shapes and looks amazing. A tattoo like this would like great on both men and women.

Credit: daddatoink

blue and green watercolor tattoo

Here’s a blue and green watercolor tattoo that would make a great addition to a tattoo sleeve. If you love this design, you can switch things up and make it your own by using different colors and symbols.

Credit: pauloarmeiro

colorful tattoo sleeve with birds, flowers, and more

As I stated earlier, I just love color tattoo sleeves like this one. Not only that, but they’re always so fun to look at. Make sure you check out the artist for more awesome tattoo sleeves.

Credit: dickmanntattoo

there's a little witch in all of use tattoo

This design is great inspiration for the witches out there or anyone who is into witchcraft. Not only do I love the art for this tattoo, but the font looks really great too.

Credit: tattooloversbeauty

two-headed snake tattoo with flowers

The colors on this tattoo are so vibrant and the design looks great. Click on the link below to see the entire sleeve. It includes flowers, bees, and the two-headed snake.

Credit: sahrachaink

dot work tattoo and line work tattoo with snake and flowers

This gorgeous tattoo uses line work as well as dot work to achieve this look. Make sure you check out more of their work if you’re looking for sleeve add-on ideas.

Credit: madmarytattoos

feminine floral tattoo sleeve

This feminine sleeve is amazing. If you like what you see, you’ll be even more impressed when you see different aspects of the tattoo up close. Make sure you click the link below to see more photos.

Credit: modelajna

leaf wrap around tattoo

I’m absolutely loving this leaf wrap around tattoo. A design like this can hold its own, or you can add floral or other leaf additions. You could also add colored ink to your tattoo.

Credit: anicesavonentattoos 

plum blossoms tattoo sleeve

With this tattoo, the forearm has been wrapped with plum blossoms. Make sure you click on the image credit to see the design up close.

Credit: jiang_tattooer

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