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The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest tattoo festival!

Last week saw the biggest tattoo festival in the Southern Hemisphere go off with a bang over in New Zealand! An amazing 7000 people passed through the doors of the TSB Stadium this year, the festival’s biggest ever crowd. Organiser Brent Taylor said it was more than last year due to the weather reaching a […]

Celebrate Man’s Best Friend with a tattoo!

Dogs are awesome. Like, seriously amazing. So amazing, in fact, they even have their own nationally recognised day on August 26th.  The event aims to celebrate all breeds, pure and mixed and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, either from public shelters, […]

Where and when you should get a tattoo

Whether you’re getting your first or one-hundredth tattoo, you might still be wondering where it should go on your body. If it’s your first, you’re probably wondering about more painful areas, but if it’s your one hundredth, you might be more concerned about running out of room! Why it matters where you get a tattoo Finding […]

Doing it for the kids – Tattoo artist works at children’s hospital

For the past several years, tattoo artist Benjamin Lloyd from Tauranga in New Zealand has been dropping by the Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland to give kids temporary, realistic tattoos. His aim is to lift young spirits and make hospital life more fun, and it seems to be working. Using an airbrush gun and non-toxic […]

Halloween tattoo ideas!

It’s that time of year again when everyone likes to get dressed up and lose all inhibitions by pretending to be someone else. Halloween is awesome, but with a Halloween themed tattoo, it can be your favourite holiday all year round! Check out 6 of the best Halloween themed designs we found on the internet. […]

Ten amazing movie tattoos

Everyone loves a good movie, and some of us REALLY get into them. Movie buffs know their stuff, and even if you’re not a buff, sometimes a movie has an impact you can’t explain, leaving an impression on you that lasts forever. Other movies are just cool as fuck.  MONTY PYTHON While there are plenty […]

Happy 25th birthday to us!

It’s our 25th birthday this month! 25 years of tattooing the wonderful people of Melbourne and beyond. Thousands of tattoos and happy customers later and we’re still here, right in the heart of the City. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we’re throwing a special birthday party. On the 26th October we’re having a Flash Party […]

Cool tattoos based on album covers

Art is art, and album covers can sometimes bring out the very best in artists.  Choosing an album cover is important for a band, because getting it right might bring with it iconic status, making the cover more memorable than the actual songs within. The really memorable ones take on a life of their own, […]

Need a tattoo removed? Call our buddies at MJ Driver!

Ok, so we all know the biggest problem with tattoos their permanence. Once you’ve been inked, you’re stuck with that design. Or are you? We don’t offer tattoo laser removal here at Chapel, but our friends over at MJ Driver do, so if you’ve been inked and you feel like it’s time for a change, then give those guys […]

5 Awesome tiger tattoos to inspire you

Everyone loves tigers. Like seriously, everyone. And not only are they cool as fuck, but they look great in a tattoo. In fact, just by their sheer awesomeness, it’s hard to make a tiger look uncool. If you’re in love with our endangered feline friends, then a tattoo is a great way to show it. […]