Inspiring Tattoo Artists

Hi there! What they say is true: tattoos are addictive. I can spend hours on end on scrolling through inspiring Instagram-accounts, and 70% of my phone's memory is filled with images of perfect permanent prints. I have a few absolute favorites whose tattoos I almost all adore - here's my list.

This is a vague photo of the tattoo I have on my wrist! I currently have two tattoos and my third one's almost planned - I have an appointment with the tattoo artists who's going to create it very soon. Yay! :-)

angelique houtkamp

caitlin thomas

olga nekrasova

sasha masiuk

susanne könig

I only just noticed that all the tattoo artists I've shared are female - funny! My favorite designs are by Susanne König - I love how cute her tattoos are. The Escher-tattoo by Caitlin Thomas is one I adore as well: I'm a great fan of Escher's drawings, seeing this one as a perfect tattoo is so cool.

Looking at collections of images like this one makes me even more exciting for my upcoming appointment on the 10th of December. I don't know what my tattoo is going to look like yet but I do know that it's going to be on my left lower arm, between my two existing tattoos. When that one's finished my arm's going to look a bit like a sleeve... ooh! I'll keep you updated and speak to you soon!

love sjoukje


  1. These are such great inspirations

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

  2. I love love love Dr Woo, I think he is so talented, but i love these too! I like this kind of post!


  3. love these! almost makes me want to get a tattoo :)

  4. The tattoos are very artful and beautiful!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  5. Oh my I LOVE suzanne's tattoos especially the cat one <3 How adorable.
    I recently got my first tattoo (of a tea cup!) and I can't wait to get more!! I spend forever on pinterest looking at them too!!

    Jodie - A Textile Perspective

  6. Your body is a temple and all temples have art. I love tattoos but would never know what to get :)
    xo, Jessica || The Petite Diaries

  7. Wat leuk dat je nog een tattoo gaat nemen, ik ben benieuwd! :)

  8. I don't have any tattoos nor do I ever plan on getting them permanently, but I think they are beautiful! So my friend does henna on me often and it feels like a tattoo even though it lasts only a couple of days. Still, having something there that means something is incredible. Love this post! <3

    xx Bash | Hey Bash | bloglovin'

  9. This post was so interesting!

  10. Ooooh nice ones!!! I like all of them, great style and great designs. I love love love tattoos and am getting myself some new additions next year again :)
    BTW check her out: Dead Romanoff . I have tattoos from her too. Even though she doesn't really pay attention to the after-service, she is a brilliant artist!


  11. I find your blog so calming to read with a cinmon doughnut and a cup of tea before bed. Thanks for sharing you wonderful photos and posts! x

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