Nostalgia can be a great thing. It gives you those warm, fuzzy feelings. It’s important to remember when nostalgia is overly romanticized and to be real with the time period. That being said, go crazy with nostalgia when it comes to tattoos! Old Timey tattoos are classics and don’t really go out of style ever. There are so many subjects, old-timey or not, that done in an old-timey style, look classic! The vibrant colors, the heavy line work, the over-characterized facial expressions. they are all so whimsical and wonderful.
Are you considering getting an old-timey tattoo? Check out these 10 Nostalgic Old Timey Tattoo Ideas for inspiration!
Look at this circus strongman’s muscular old-timey bootie!
“A Good Sailor Is Known in Bad Weather.” What a true statement about the sea and about life.
While this is a beautifully done tattoo, I’m not quite sure how I feel about the expressions on this wedding couples’ faces as well as the awkward pose. She looks like she might need help.
Old Timey Ambigram! What’s cooler than that?
He’s got that old-timey villain mustache.
This girl’s got the look.
Here’s a large old-timey ship tattoo with old school flowers, colors and line work. This is so eye catching and beautiful!
Here’s another old-timey aviator.
You could imagine this badass tattoo on a badass old-timey sailor.
The prettiest old-timey aviator tattoo of them all!