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3 most frequently asked questions for people with tattoos

If you’re serious about tattoos, then you’ll know that people asking you about them are nothing new. Some are genuinely interested, others use it as a passive-aggressive way to show their disapproval. Check out some of the most common questions those with a tattoo collection are asked, and the most common responses.   Did they […]

Check out these amazing 3D tattoos

Tattoos mean many different things to different people. Some are heartfelt reminders of loved ones no longer with us. Others are spur-of-the-moment decisions that are immediately regretted. Some though, are genuine works of art, and these 3D tattoos fall into that category. WONDERFUL GEOMETRIC 3D SHOULDER PIECE CUTE 3D BUTTERFLY SURREAL CHEST TATTOO MIND-BENDING PATTERN […]

How Maori face tattoos tell a story

There are many different types and styles of tattoos across the Ditch New Zealand, but tattooing first began in Aotearoa with Ta Moko.  THE EARLIEST FORMS OF TA MOKO   It’s impossible to establish when Ta Moko started as there are no written records pre-colonisation, as there was no formal Maori written language. Instead, historians […]

It’s a new decade! Start it off right with a new tattoo!

With every passing year we get a little bit older and wiser, but for those of us who collect tattoos, it’s another year we can add to our collection!   If you’re in Melbourne, then there’s no place better to get a tattoo than right here at Chapel.   Based in the heart of Windsor, right […]

Simpsons tattoos!

Everyone loves the Simpsons. Well, up to season 10 anyway. The show is the longest-running animated series in history, and having started 30 years ago, even people pushing 50 consider it a part of their childhood. This might be why Simpsons tattoos are so popular, and add to that over 3000 characters who have appeared […]

A Chapel tattoo gift voucher is the perfect Christmas present!

Merry Christmas! Christmas is just around the corner now is the perfect time to get that special someone a gift they’ll remember;  a gift voucher from us!   Of course, if you fancy some new ink yourself, then there no reason why you can’t treat yourself and start the roaring twenties with a new tattoo! Maybe you got some […]

Our Kiwi Cousins love their tattoos!

We love tattoos here in Australia, but it looks like our cousins across the Ditch are even more invested in ink.  A recent report by the New Zealand Herald claims that an astonishing 95% of new police recruits are tattooed. Tattoos have traditionally been frowned upon by most Western Societies, with some cultures (like Japan), […]

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 […]