Monthly Archives: December 2016

New Year, new you! Start 2017 with your first tattoo!

2017 is here and it’s the chance to anew! Maybe you got some cash for Christmas from Granny, or maybe you’ve finally turned 18, but now is the time for a new tattoo. People get tattoos for different reasons, but no matter what your motives, it always pays to do your research beforehand. Before getting […]

Merry Christmas from our Melbourne tattoo studio!

Merry Christmas from everyone here at Chapel Tattoo   Chapel Tattoo is a professional Melbourne tattoo studio. We specialise in custom designed tattoos of all types and sizes. We can design something unique that reflects your personal taste and will keep you happy for the rest of your life. We have a dozen artists here […]

Why you should always go to a professional for a tattoo.

Tattoos are a serious business- leave it to the professionals   Back in the good ol’ days, tattoos were only something a few people had, and the only body part people pierced was their ears. Nowadays, piercings and tattoos are everywhere, especially in Australia. But like most things in life, tattoos and piercings come with a […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Chapel Tattoo

If you have any questions about tattoos, or Chapel Tattoo and what we do here, then please read the following questions. If there’s anything you’d like to know that isn’t covered here, don’t hesitate to contact us.  Our friendly and helpful staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have. How do I […]

Japanese tattoo designs – a brief history

Did you know that in some Japanese bath houses, anyone with a tattoo is refused entry? Seems a bit harsh, even for a conservative country like Japan, but the reason goes back hundreds of years…   Irezumi is the name given to tattooing in Japan and refers to many different forms of traditional Japanese tattoos, or […]