Tommi (Suomeksi/In Finnish)

Ensimmäinen tatuointi mulla on kyljessä, ja siinä lukee ihan tavallisilla isoilla kirjaimilla HOPE. Aloin miettiä sen ottamista joskus 17–18-vuotiaana. Aluksi mietin tatuoinnin paikaksi rannetta, mutta sitten ajattelin, että haluaisin sen jonnekin piiloon, joten mikä olisikaan parempi paikka kuin kylki? Kaikki sanoivat, että kylki on yksi pahimmista paikoista, minne tatuoinnin voi ottaa, mutta totesin, että otetaan … Continue reading Tommi (Suomeksi/In Finnish)

Tommi

The side tattoo was my first one. It's just the word HOPE with basic capital letters. I started thinking of getting it when I was maybe 17 or 18 years old. At first, I thought wrist would be the best spot for the tattoo, but then I decided it would be better to have it … Continue reading Tommi

Teemu

I got my lion tattoo when I was 17 years old. I had been thinking of different tattoo designs since I was a teenager, but luckily my mom told me not to get a tattoo just yet. Back then those designs were mostly basic stars, tribals and so on – just everything that looked nice … Continue reading Teemu

Iina

The idea for my thigh tattoo came simply due the fact that I like Matryoska dolls. So, I don’t have any Russian lineage, as many people might think. When I was a little kid, my grandmother collected Matryoska dolls, and I always wanted to play with them while visiting her. I just thought they were … Continue reading Iina

Annastiina

At first I thought that I don’t have any stories behind my tattoos. That there would be nothing to tell. But when I really started to think about it I realised that there are actually quite many things I could tell about my tattoos. My first tattoo ever is a rose on my shoulder. I … Continue reading Annastiina

Kitu

On the other side of my head, I have a card of spades with the number six six six in it. And then, there's a burning woman's hand and a text Nothing is over. It's my own metaphor for remembering that nothing is over unless you decide it's over. Don't do anything stupid, focus on what … Continue reading Kitu

Annika

I got my first tattoo when I was 21 years old. It was a small bear on my left arm but it has been covered up with another tattoo afterwards. Nowadays I have a full back piece with a much bigger bear on it. I have taken all of my tattoos at a quite fast … Continue reading Annika