My tattoos and their stories

26/10/2016

My tattoos & their stories, tattoos


I haven't got many tattoo's - I want to be covered in all honesty. Ever since I was 9 I've wanted tattoo's. I always feel that my skin is too.. plain? It's strange but I feel like my skin should represent how I feel inside: floral, pretty and vintage lol that sounds dead lame. This is why I thought I would show you the tattoo's I currently have:


Star: 

Most people ask me why I chose a star for my first ever tattoo - even Shane asked me "are you sure that's what you want.. a star?" I know it's a conventional tattoo - people have stars behind their ears, up their arms and wherever else, it's actually deemed as quite a 'chavvy' tattoo where I'm from but my star is my only tattoo so far that has a proper meaning to it. My Nan and Bamps have always drawn a star on every birthday and Christmas card since I could remember well, my Bamps did - my nan can't draw them, and so I got Shane to trace the star from my 18th birthday card from my nan and bamps and to tattoo it on me just as it was. I surprised my Bamps with it when I saw him a few weeks afterward and his face was a picture!



Polaroid camera & flowers:

There's no story to this except for I was sat in bed at Shanes, and his brothers girlfriend Victoria Rose was here and we were talking and I was telling her how I wanted a Polaroid camera sleeve with flowers and a crow with a pocket watch. She said she would do it and a few weeks later I was getting my camera and flowers tattooed - the flowers are  lavender, daisies and foxgloves.
Artist: Victoria Rose



Om:

Again. maybe a bit of a conventional one and not much of a meaning behind it except for the original meaning of the om of course. I booked a hair cut one day,I had long red curly hair past my boobies and I planned on getting a pixie cut - shaved on one side and the other touching just above my jaw. It was a big step for me but I thought fuck it. Whilst feeling my 'fuck it' attitude I asked Gino, Shane's brother if he had any space the same day as my haircut. He did and so I got my om tattoo. I wanted it to remind me to stay mindful and present in life and to let shit go
Artist: Gino Dartnall

As you can probably tell, I have only ever been tattooed by Shane's family and I will only ever be tattooed by them. I don't trust many people - especially with needles and ink but I know how serious they all take their professions and how amazing their artwork is so it would be crazy for me to go to any other artists.



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