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.

1. Beautiful Flowers

flower arm sleeve tattoo
Credit: veronicalilu

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

2. Astrology

planets arm tattoo
Credit: weheartit

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

3. Colorful Sleeve

day of the dead sleeve
Credit: weheartit

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

4. Tribal Themed Tattoo

headdress tattoo on arm
Credit: weheartit

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

5. Colorful Planets

colorful planets and moon phases
Credit: weheartit

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.

6. Full Arm Sleeve

black and white tattoo sleeve with flowers
Credit: weheartit

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

7. Floral Sleeve

flower outline tattoo
Credit: weheartit

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

8. Elephant Tattoo

elephant and roses
Credit: weheartit

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

9. Yellow and Green

yellow and green flowers
Credit: weheartit

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

10. Feminine Floral Sleeve

black and white feminine flower tattoo
Credit: weheartit

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

11. Wildflowers and Bees

black and white flowers
Credit: weheartit

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

12. Woman Wearing Headdress

girl wearing headdress
Credit: weheartit

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

13. Skeleton Mermaid

skeleton mermaid tattoo
Credit: weheartit

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

14. Artistically Gorgeous

plants and berries tattoo
Credit: weheartit

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

15. Sunflowers

bee with flowers tattoo sleeve
Credit: weheartit

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

16. Spiritual Sleeve

spiritual symbols tattoo on woman
Credit: matildawyness

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

17. Birds and Dragonflies

colored arm tattoo with finches and flowers
Credit: lady_fts

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

18. Bees and Berries

black and white bee with flowers
Credit: bethanygeorgiatattoo

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

19. Woodland Theme

woman with fox and mouse drawing
Credit: rhtattoo

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

20. Mushrooms and Snails

colored mushrooms and snail tattoo
Credit: alexisethomson

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

21. Woman with Owl Headdress

woman wearing owl headress tattoo
Credit: carrie_tattoos

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.

22. Portrait Tattoo

Credit: erinodea

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.

23. Galaxy Theme

Credit: isaarttattoo

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.

24. Disney Tangled Tattoo

Credit: ladyjaytattoo

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.

25. Pink and Orange Flowers

Credit: mr.tattoo.thomas

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.

26. Rainbow and Alicorn

rainbow alicorn tattoo
Credit: riftwingdesigns

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.

27. Roses and Sunflowers

rose and sunflower tattoo sleeve
Credit: adam.lordetega_art

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.

28. Wolf with Geometric Shapes

geometric tattoo sleeve
Credit: daddatoink

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

29. Green and Blue Watercolor

blue and green watercolor tattoo
Credit: pauloarmeiro

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.

30. Colorful Birds

colorful tattoo sleeve with birds, flowers, and more
Credit: dickmanntattoo

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.

31. A Little Witch

there's a little witch in all of use tattoo
Credit: tattooloversbeauty

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.

32. Two Headed Snake

two-headed snake tattoo with flowers
Credit: sahrachaink

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.

33. Snake with Flowers

dot work tattoo and line work tattoo with snake and flowers
Credit: madmarytattoos

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.

34. Gorgeous Feminine Sleeve

feminine floral tattoo sleeve
Credit: modelajna

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.

35. Leaf Wrap Around

leaf wrap around tattoo
Credit: anicesavonentattoos 

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.

36. Plum Blossom Forearm Tattoo

plum blossoms tattoo sleeve
Credit: jiang_tattooer

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.

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