The colors to choose for a tattoo vary widely and all depend on your personal style. A rose tattoo does not necessarily have to be yellow or red, but can also be black or white as there many different colors and meanings. Styles of the tattoo designs will change also depending on the type of tattoo.
The Celtic tattoo will tend to be in larger format with bold dark colors, while a tribal tattoo will have many pieces and dark colors. A butterfly tattoo can be any different colors, shape or size.