Scrapbook Layouts About Getting a Tattoo

Dana Hinders
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Scrapbook the story behind your tattoo!

Scrapbook layouts about getting a tattoo can be a great way to preserve the story behind your body art.

Project Ideas

Obviously, the most important part of creating scrapbook layouts about getting a tattoo is finding amazing images for your story. If possible, ask a trusted friend to accompany you to the tattoo shop so you'll have photos of the design in progress. After you're finished, you'll also want to get a few close-up shots of your new tattoo.

When preparing your scrapbook journaling, consider the following questions:

  • Why did you decide to get a tattoo?
  • What is the significance of your tattoo design?
  • How did you select your tattoo artist?
  • How long did it take to complete your tattoo?
  • How did you feel while getting your tattoo? Were you scared and nervous or simply excited?
  • Did the process hurt as much as you expected?
  • What do your friends and family think of your new tattoo?
  • Do you plan to get any more tattoos in the future? If so, what designs are you considering?

Quotes that can be incorporated into a scrapbook layout about getting a tattoo include:

  • "Beauty is skin deep. A tattoo goes all the way to the bone." --Vince Hemingson
  • "When the designs are chosen with care, tattoos have a power and magic all their own. They decorate the body but they also enhance the soul." --Michelle Delio
  • "Love lasts forever, but a tattoo lasts six months longer." --Author Unknown
  • "The world is divided into two kinds of people: those who have tattoos, and those who are afraid of people with tattoos." --Author Unknown
  • "Your body is a temple, but how long can you live in the same house before you redecorate?" --Author Unknown

Additional quotes about getting a tattoo can be found on the Vanishing Tattoo Web site.

Supplies for Scrapbook Layouts About Getting a Tattoo

Finding the right supplies for scrapbook layouts about getting a tattoo can be challenging. Ideally, you'll want something that supports the theme of your page without overpowering your photos. Fortunately, there are a number of manufacturers that have responded to the need for supplies for scrapbooking the story of your body art.

If you're looking for tattoo-related scrapbook supplies, LoveToKnow scrapbooking suggests the following products:

  • Scrapbook.com's Inkadinkadoo stamping set will help you make your pages stand out.
  • What's Up? themed paper kit is a great choice for pages with a tough, yet slightly sweet, feel. This line includes patterned paper, cardstock stickers, and epoxy scrapbook embellishments.
  • "Inkfection" from Scrap Girls is a fabulous tattoo-inspired digital scrapbooking kit, but traditional paper scrapbookers could simply try printing the elements onto acid-free cardstock.

Stores that sell temporary tattoo designs can also be a great source of embellishments for scrapbook layouts about getting a tattoo. If you find a design you like, simply apply it to a paper tag using the normal application process.

If you're on a tight budget, check out the Free Fonts site for links to a number of tattoo-inspired typefaces and dingbats that you can use for your scrapbook layout.

Additional LoveToKnow Resources

For tattoo suggestions, tattoo care tips, and pictures of body art, visit LoveToKnow Tattoos.

Scrapbook Layouts About Getting a Tattoo