While many are intrigued by the darker, wilder forms of tattoos, there are several others who are taken in by the beauty and elegance of the fairy tat designs. The idea of fairies, as supernatural beings, has been the fantasy of many, what with the magical powers attached to it. Thus, the fairy tat design is a popular choice with those who love the enchanting and magical world of the fairyland.
Fairy tat designs also come in an array of creative concepts and ideas. There are the modern anime fairies, derived from the Japanese tradition. These fantastical images make for some great fairy tattoo designs. Popular in the gothic tradition, teenagers are seen taking to this tattoo design like never before.
Fairy images created on the whimsical fairy tales, like those of Thumbelina, make for an appealing caricature of sheer innocence and beauty. This aura of purity associated with such fairy tattoos is what makes them particularly popular among girls.
But innocence and beauty is definitely not the end all and be all when it comes to fairy tats. Fairy tattoo ideas are seen to be getting more mischievous by the day, and fables are replete with instances of fairies indulging in mischief and playing pranks, some even being more evil than the rest. There are many girls out there who find great charm and appeal in the naughty, and sometimes sinister, quality attached to such fairy tat designs.
Fairies are also seen as the bearers of the natural spirit, and as an incarnate of Mother Nature herself. So it is not surprising to find several fairy tattoo designs that show fairies along with flowers, vines, leaves, etc.