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