If you are thinking about getting a new tattoo and want a design that is small and stylish, then this is the place to be! Today we want to show you some amazing small hand tattoos. Hand tattoos have become very popular and any design you choose will look cool and unique. You can be as bold or a subtle as you like with these tattoos and you can have something hidden on the inside of your finger or have a statement piece of body art on the back of your hand. To give you some tattoo inspiration, we have found 21 of the best small hand tattoos. There is something for everyone and you will find heart designs, floral tattoos and more!

1. Small Hand Tattoo with a Quote

The first tattoo we have to show you is stylish and unique. Here we have a hand tattoo with a quote. The design features the word patience that is tattooed just below the thumb. We love the font and where the tattoo is placed. You can recreate this or use any quote or word that means something to you.

Small Hand Tattoo with a Quote

Source: @americandebbie

2. Small Heart

If you are looking for a small and cute tattoo, then you need to see this next design. This tattoo features a black ink outline of a heart. As you can see, it is a simple tattoo but it does make a statement. Recreate this pretty heart or you can have the heart in a different color.

Pretty Heart Hand Tattoo

Source: @renan.sampaio

3. Small Botanical Tattoo Design

Next, we have a beautiful tattoo with a botanical design. A leafy pattern is tattooed around one finger. It is such a cool and unusual tattoo. Something like this is perfect for those who like unique body art. You can recreate this tattoo or you can have a similar leaf design tattooed in a different place, maybe on the side of the hand.

Small Botanical Tattoo Design

Source: @gabriel_gaydou_tattoo

4. Black Ink Rose

Our next tattoo idea features a gorgeous rose. Here we have a black ink rose that is tattooed on the side of the hand. It is a beautifully detailed rose and we love this design because the rose is elegant but it is edgy too, because of where it is placed. Try a rose like this or you can add some color for a bolder design.

Black Ink Rose Tattoo Design



Source: @arodinho

5. Cute Floral Hand Tattoo

Looking for a vibrant tattoo that makes you stand out from the crowd? Then this could be perfect for you. Here we have a lots of small and bright flowers that are tattooed in a half wreath shape on the back of the hand. It is a beautiful and bold piece of body art. You can recreate this or you can try adding different flowers to make the design unique to you.

Cute Floral Hand Tattoo

Source: @zihee_tattoo

6. Simple Number Design

The next tattoo we have to show you is unusual, minimal and looks stylish too. This design features one black ink number. It is a very simple design and it is quite edgy. You could have any number tattooed, maybe your lucky number. Also, you could have a whole date instead of just one number and that could be placed on the side of the hand.

Simple Number Tattoo Design

Source: @renan.sampaio

7. Unique Moon Phase Tattoo

Love the moon? Then you need to see this tattoo. Here we have different moon phases that have been tattooed on each finger. It is such a quirky and cool idea! Try a similar design to this or you could try a different moon by maybe adding some color. You could also have the moon phases tattooed down the side of the hand too.

Unique Moon Phase Tattoo



Source: @aeri_tattoo

8. Bee Hand Tattoo Idea

Next, we have a cool bee tattoo idea. This design features a small bee that is tattooed on the back of the hand. It is all black ink and the detail is amazing. This is a great tattoo for those who love the outdoors, bees and nature. Recreate a similar bee to this or you could add some color.

Bee Tattoo Idea

Source: @martha_bocharova

9. Sunflower Tattoo Design

If you like flower tattoos or sunflowers, then this could be the perfect design for you. Here we have a sunflower that is tattooed on the thumb. It such a cute idea. Try and recreate a similar sunflower or you could add color. If sunflowers are not for you, then you could try the thumb tattoo with a different flower too.

Sunflower Tattoo Design

Source: @vintagetattoola

10. Vibrant Hand Tattoo with a Pattern

Our next tattoo idea is a must-have for the trendsetters who like to be bold. This design is tattooed on the finger and features different colored lines and dots. We love the minimal design and the bright colors together. It is a very stylish combination. Recreate this tattoo or try the pattern in different colors.

Vibrant Hand Tattoo with a Pattern



Source: @tattooist_silo

11. Single Rose Hand Tattoo

Earlier in the post we shared a beautiful rose tattoo. If you liked that idea, then you may like this next one too. This is another black ink rose but it has been tattooed on the thumb instead of the back of the hand. As you can see, by placing the rose in a different place it has given the design a completely different look. The actual rose also has a different design too. This is a gorgeous rose tattoo and it will look amazing on everyone.

Single Rose Tattoo

Source: @lucasmilk

12. Bright Botanical Tattoo

Next, we have another botanical tattoo. This one features a small plant that is placed on the finger. It is a cute little design and it is colorful too. A tattoo like this is perfect for those who like quirky and cool body art. Try a similar tattoo to this or you can try a different plant. This design would look pretty on the side of the hand too.

Bright Botanical Finger Tattoo

Source: @zihee_tattoo

13. Eye Tattoo Idea

This next tattoo is edgy and trendy. Here we have a tattoo that features a cool eye design. The eye does have an Evil Eye vibe but it doesn’t have to be one of these if you don’t want it to be. Eye tattoos have many different meanings and so does the Evil Eye too. So, you can have a look at whichever represents you best and have a design created around that idea.

Eye Finger Tattoo Idea



Source: @lucasmilk

14. Realistic Heart Design

If the cute heart tattoos are not for you, then you could try a quirky heart design like this. This tattoo features a more realistic looking heart. A heart like this can represent many things including friendship. So, it is a cool tattoo that can have a personal meaning too. Recreate a heart like this or you could add some color for a bolder design.

Small Realistic Heart Tattoo Design

Source: @pelleossa_ink

15. Lots of Small Hand Tattoos

You don’t just have to choose one tattoo for your hand. Maybe try a few small designs just like this. On this hand there is an anchor, a heart and more. As you can see, the different small designs create one cool look. Recreate something like this or you can take inspiration from the image and choose just one of the small designs.

Lots of Small Hand Tattoos

Source: @mallorcaink

16. Pretty Flower Tattoo Idea

Next, we have another cute flower design to show you. Here we have a small pink flower that is tattooed on the hand. It is such a pretty and colorful tattoo idea and it will look great on everyone. You can try a pink flower or choose a flower in a different color. A birth month flower would look amazing and that way the tattoo would be more personal to you too.

Pretty Flower Tattoo Idea



Source: @tattooist_silo

17. Small Initial Tattoo

Initial tattoos are very popular and this next idea is a stylish example of one of these tattoos. This design features a small letter that is tattooed on the side of the finger, there is a small heart too. A tattoo like this would be perfect for representing a loved one or a friend. It is great for someone who wants a subtle tattoo too. You can, of course, put an initial in a different place such as the side of the hand.

Small Initial Tattoo

Source: @valerioinkedtattoo

18. Unique and Beautiful Tattoo Design

Looking for a unique and stylish tattoo design? Then this next idea could be perfect. Here we have a small tattoo that is placed on the finger. The design has a beautiful pattern and cool shading too. This is just a trendy and pretty tattoo that would look amazing on everyone. You can recreate this or try a different design.

Unique and Beautiful Tattoo Design

Source: @lucasmilk

19. Moon and Stars Pattern

Next, we have another moon tattoo. This one is placed on the thumb and features a crescent moon with a star pattern. It is a very stylish design and it is perfect for those who love the night sky and space. You can try a black ink design like this or you can add some color for a bolder piece of body art. This is another tattoo that would look great on the side of the hand too.

Moon and Stars Pattern



Source: @b.hurricane

20. Tiny Heart Tattoo

Earlier in the post we featured a heart outline tattoo. If you liked that idea, then you may like this one too. Here we have another heart design but this one is placed on the inside of the finger. As you can see, even  though the tattoo is similar, it looks completely different in a different place. This is a cool tattoo and it will suit everyone. A small design like this would be perfect as a first tattoo.

Tiny Heart Tattoo

Source: @avd_tatts

21.  Small Rose Tattoo Idea

The last tattoo we have to show you is another rose design. This one is a little different because it does not feature a stem and the rose is beautifully shaded. It is a stylish design and it looks edgy without the stem. You can recreate this tattoo or you could add some color for a bolder tattoo. Watercolor would look great with a design like this.

Stylish Rose Tattoo Idea

Source: @zihee_tattoo

We hope you have been inspired by these small hand tattoos!