Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Sugar Skulls
We can trace sugar skulls all the way back to the ancient Aztecs, when they would perform Day Of The Dead rituals for people who had recently died. They would display these sugar skulls in churches, on gravestones and altars, as an offering to God on behalf of their dead – part of the ofrenda collection that all of the Aztec people would be presenting on an altar.
All the Feels: 10 Emoji Tattoos
Emojis: they’re practically essential in millennials’ language. Though the word bears semblance to the English word ‘emotion,’ it actually originates from a Japanese word, which roughly translates to ‘pictograph.’ And emojis themselves were first found on Japanese mobile phones in the 1990’s. They’ve become so popular that there’s even an emoji movie coming out soon! To celebrate Emoji Day, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 favorite emoji tattoo designs.
7 Shark Tattoos That Will Leave Your “Jaws” Dropped
Launched July 17th, 1988, Shark Day was created in an effort to raise awareness about sharks and conservation of the species- all 465 of them! Following Shark Day, the Discovery Channel dives head first into their most anticipated tv lineup, Shark Week. And, this year, Michael Phelps is racing a shark to celebrate the event! Below, we put together 7 sweet shark tattoo designs and a new fact with each one.
16 Super Sweet Ice Cream Tattoos
In honor of July 16th being National Ice Cream Day, we found 16 of the sweetest ice cream tattoos to get you in the mood for that delicious creamy treat. Check out some of the coolest ice cream inspired tattoos we’ve ever seen.
21 Hardcore Game of Thrones Tattoos
The day has finally come for those who are die-hard ‘GoT’ fans. Tonight, Season 7 of Game of Thrones airs, and we are excited about it because… “winter is coming.” Check out our list below where we put together our top 21 favourite hardcore Game of Thrones tattoos.
Celebrating the Return of “Suits” With Law Themed Tattoos
Sometimes, those who make the law, break the law. The main character in the television show, Suits, is no stranger to this truth. And, o celebrate one of the most well-liked legal drama series across America–Suits, we’ve come up with a list of interesting legal themed tattoos. Read on, and learn the truth behind these captivating law themed tattoo designs!
Mojito Day: 10 Killer Cocktail Tattoos
Today is national mojito day, so in celebration, we’ve gathered ten of the best cocktail tattoos! Who doesn’t enjoy cocktails in the summer? Take sand, sun and a cold mojito and you’ve got yourself the recipe for an amazing day!
Pagan Tattoo Meanings
Derived from the Latin term ‘Paganus,’ Pagan originally indicated ‘that which is rustic or rural.’ Over time, it came to mean ‘non-participant,’ and eventually came to refer to those who practiced alternative forms of worship, many of which included polytheistic faiths. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin once said that “The pagan loves the earth in order to enjoy it and confine himself within it.” As you review the Pagan tattoo designs below, you’ll see that many are connected to themes of the natural world and life on earth. Read on, and learn all about symbols that are central to Paganism!
How to Design a Full Back Tattoo
One of the all time favorite spots to get a tattoo is the back: it’s broad, it’s easily hidden, and it’s one of the least painful inking spaces- save for the spine. For these reasons, many people are interested in getting full back tattoo designs. But, like when designing tattoo sleeves, back pieces require a great deal of forethought and creativity. Below, we’ve put together a list of steps to take before getting a full back tattoo. Read on, and be prepared for an outstanding first back piece!
Canadian Tattoo Meanings
As the second largest country in the world by total area, Canada is a nation that is broad and beautiful. Known for its cold climates and heavily forested land, Canada is a place with a unique and austere beauty. With Canada’s 150th birthday coming up, we decided to put together a Canadian tattoo dictionary, spelling out the meaning behind common Canadian themed tattoo designs. Read on, and learn all about the True North Strong and Free!