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37 Really Fucking Pretty Watercolor Tattoos

Because life is way more interesting with a punch of color.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us their watercolor tattoos. Here are the insanely beautiful results.

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Escaping to the world of Harry Potter always kept me strong against the people who tried to suck the happiness out of life.—adriann489976b32
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Escaping to the world of Harry Potter always kept me strong against the people who tried to suck the happiness out of life.

adriann489976b32

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I've always been obsessed with The Little Mermaid.—arewethereyeti
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I've always been obsessed with The Little Mermaid.

arewethereyeti

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My watercolor lotus.—rachelg48e14a6ff
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Alejandra Idarraga

My watercolor lotus.

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Got this watercolor lion because I'm a Leo!—jska92
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Got this watercolor lion because I'm a Leo!

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—madsb

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My rad stormtrooper.—aimeew4faea3ef8
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Krist Karloff

My rad stormtrooper.

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My colorful octopus <3. —rebekahjordanr
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Brandon Flores

My colorful octopus <3.

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I’ve wanted an elephant tattoo for over a decade, but I kept changing my mind on style. Once I saw a watercolor tattoo, I knew I wanted to incorporate that look into this one.—suzefrost
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Steve Labofish

I’ve wanted an elephant tattoo for over a decade, but I kept changing my mind on style. Once I saw a watercolor tattoo, I knew I wanted to incorporate that look into this one.

suzefrost

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The feather I got to match my best friend&#x27;s tattoo. The wolf is a tribute to my brother, who absolutely loved them.—invasivemage
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The feather I got to match my best friend's tattoo. The wolf is a tribute to my brother, who absolutely loved them.

invasivemage

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My tattoo is of the Chugach Mountains in Alaska and the northern lights. Always reminding me of home!—g43fa31300
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My tattoo is of the Chugach Mountains in Alaska and the northern lights. Always reminding me of home!

g43fa31300

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My tattoo is both a tribute to my sister, who kicked leukemia’s ass, and an expression of my spiritual beliefs.—valeriag47f
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My tattoo is both a tribute to my sister, who kicked leukemia’s ass, and an expression of my spiritual beliefs.

valeriag47f

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My Sleeping Beauty tattoo.—sarahmel
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Cole, White Rabbit studio

My Sleeping Beauty tattoo.

sarahmel

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I have a Jiminy Cricket tattoo whispering in my ear, always reminding me to listen to my conscience!—sarahmel
buzzfeed.com // Jamie Wong, Big Bang Studio

I have a Jiminy Cricket tattoo whispering in my ear, always reminding me to listen to my conscience!

sarahmel

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With all the hate in the world, I needed something to symbolize hope, peace, happiness, and the love I have for my students. —kayleighw44b8
buzzfeed.com // Artist, Blair, Femme Fatale

With all the hate in the world, I needed something to symbolize hope, peace, happiness, and the love I have for my students.

kayleighw44b8

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I&#x27;m a graphic and web designer. My job is a big part of who I am. It helps me feels good about myself and feel comfortable in my own skin. My tattoo is the Apple logo under word “design” in Russian.—mishag
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I'm a graphic and web designer. My job is a big part of who I am. It helps me feels good about myself and feel comfortable in my own skin. My tattoo is the Apple logo under word “design” in Russian.

mishag

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In 2014, my sister and I traveled to the Philippines to visit my mom’s grave for the first time after she passed away in 2012. We got these matching tattoos based on the short story “A Christmas Memory” by Truman Capote. That’s my mom&#x27;s signature at the end of the kite string. :)—jcricasata
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In 2014, my sister and I traveled to the Philippines to visit my mom’s grave for the first time after she passed away in 2012. We got these matching tattoos based on the short story “A Christmas Memory” by Truman Capote. That’s my mom's signature at the end of the kite string. :)

jcricasata

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This tattoo is in memory of a favorite student of mine who died suddenly. Butterflies were her thing, and at the funeral, her dad talked about how the signs for butterfly and freedom are so similar.—kellys4ba450f
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This tattoo is in memory of a favorite student of mine who died suddenly. Butterflies were her thing, and at the funeral, her dad talked about how the signs for butterfly and freedom are so similar.

kellys4ba450f

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The little girl in my tattoo symbolizes me and my childlike wonder with the universe, and it reminds me to always search inside myself for answers. —g43fa31300
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The little girl in my tattoo symbolizes me and my childlike wonder with the universe, and it reminds me to always search inside myself for answers.

g43fa31300

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This is my watercolor tree tattoo. The red is a symbol for fall, my favorite season.—marlanah
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This is my watercolor tree tattoo. The red is a symbol for fall, my favorite season.

marlanah

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For my mom, who collects elephant figurines.—ladybeastmaster
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Bryan Parsons

For my mom, who collects elephant figurines.

ladybeastmaster

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My tattoo is of the Kansas City skyline, and I got this just before a recent move across the country. These are the buildings that always remind me of home. —kyliewalkerc
buzzfeed.com // Artist: "Scary Carrie", Champion Tattoo Studio

My tattoo is of the Kansas City skyline, and I got this just before a recent move across the country. These are the buildings that always remind me of home.

kyliewalkerc

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This is my first tattoo. It was SO painful but reminds me of the beauty of fairy tales and the importance of nature.—arinak4552
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This is my first tattoo. It was SO painful but reminds me of the beauty of fairy tales and the importance of nature.

arinak4552

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—alexismcmullin

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I love The Aristocats. &lt;3 —jessicame2
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Josh Adams, Absolute Ink

I love The Aristocats. <3

jessicame2

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I got a tattoo for my best friend. —nickiecowan
instagram.com // Artist: Amy, Atomic Zombie Tattoo

I got a tattoo for my best friend.

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My tattoo reminds me that I am a survivor.—katiec4375f
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My tattoo reminds me that I am a survivor.

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I&#x27;m just a tad obsessed with Star Wars.—chlcrc
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Mark Skipper

I'm just a tad obsessed with Star Wars.

chlcrc

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My Deathly Hallows watercolor tattoo with a Ravenclaw feather in place of the Elder Wand.—christiang43622
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My Deathly Hallows watercolor tattoo with a Ravenclaw feather in place of the Elder Wand.

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My Cinderella tattoo is my reminder to stay kind and positive, no matter what situation I’m in, because things will all work out in the end.—alexisa4d99dc119
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Sarah Kay

My Cinderella tattoo is my reminder to stay kind and positive, no matter what situation I’m in, because things will all work out in the end.

alexisa4d99dc119

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—kaleigha40a8
buzzfeed.com // Artist: Lindsay McCarthy, Stigmata Tattoo

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This is my first tattoo and it’s on my left shoulder. It’s in memory of my aunt who passed away when I was 14.—m41a37ab00
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This is my first tattoo and it’s on my left shoulder. It’s in memory of my aunt who passed away when I was 14.

m41a37ab00

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—laurenannh
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Never be ashamed of who you are.—nicoleees11
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Never be ashamed of who you are.

nicoleees11

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My watercolor TARDIS. I&#x27;m a huge Whovian.—bridgitteannemarieh
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My watercolor TARDIS. I'm a huge Whovian.

bridgitteannemarieh

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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