My First Tattoo: In Memory of Ginger, My Chocolate Lab

At 54 years old, I finally decided to get inked for the first time. It was a decision I had contemplated for several years, but it took a major life event to make it a reality.


Coffin Tattoo Meanings, Ideas, and Designs

The gothic coffin tattoo makes a big statement. Learn more about its meaning, explore design options, and view lots of example photos here.


Tattoo Ideas: Pet Memorials

There are many ways to memorialize the loss of a beloved pet. Here you can find a ton of different and creative ways to ink a pet memorial tattoo.


In Loving Memory: Memorial R.I.P. Tattoos

Memorial tattoos are a healthy way of expressing love, loyalty, and honor to the memory of loved ones you have lost. This article discusses many design options and includes many photos.

(by Nigel Kurt, Fun House tattoos, Barnsley UK)

Portrait Tattoo Pictures & Designs

Most portrait tattoos are memorials to loved ones—family members, friends, and even pets—who have passed away. In these cases, getting the tattoo is a part of the grieving process.

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Portrait Tattoo Ideas

Whether you're interested in getting a portrait of a family member, loved one, celebrity, historical figure, or favorite pet, read on to learn more about portrait tattoos.