Would you consider REAL tattoo wedding favors at your wedding? #Favors & Flowers#WTF!?#ring tattoo#steal-this-idea#tattoo#tattooed bride#tattooed groom#wedding favors June 5 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Allebach Photography Photo by Allebach Photography Related Post Sarah & Tasha's tattooed and not-strictly-traditional wedding These ladies successfully merged traditional and offbeat with their lovely white dresses, ice cream bar instead of a cake, mixed-gender (and fashion) wedding party, and... Read more Get a load of this bad-ass idea: a tattoo artist on site at your wedding (or bachelorette, or after-party, etc.) giving out actual, real tattoos to interested guests (or just you). It's out-there, but kind of awesome at the same time? That's what The Wedding Tattooer, Robert Fiore, and our resident tattooed bride photographer, Mike Allebach have partnered up to bring ink-loving couples. It's NOT for every couple, I grant you. You definitely wouldn't want anyone to feel pressured to get any kind of permanent tattoo without some thought. That said, if your crew is body art-inclined anyway, it would surely end up being one of the most memorable wedding favors. Here's a video from Rob, the tattoo artist who brings his tattoo studio to the event (who would ink up your grandma if she was game for it — don't miss that story!)… Rob sets up the same kind of setup as his own studio complete with sterile instruments, after-care instructions, etc., and can hook you up with custom designs (maybe teeny ones that wouldn't be too scary on the day). Would you ever want to design a wedding tattoo for your guests to consider? Or maybe just have a tattoo artist on-site to give you custom ring tattoos after the ceremony? You have to see these "I Do" wedding tattoos We featured a seriously intimate and tearful Washington D.C. elopement featuring hand-painted kitty shoes, a taco dinner, and the best Facebook surprise ever. Did you miss it? Go catch up!… Read More Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS This spooktacular Halloween wedding will get you in the mood for the macabre NEXT Wildflowers and campfires at this intimate Austrian wedding Show/Hide comments [ 4 ] I Still a bit long ways to go, but was thinking on having our ring finger done up after our ceremony on our 20th Anniversary Vow Renewal. Haven't brought it up with the husband, yet… I know he'll go with it!! Reply We're doing this for our wedding! We're having a temporary tattoo station, but a friend of mine is a tattoo artist and we're going to do a "give away" of a few designs by her and she's going to do the tattoos at the party! Some friends are already looking forward to getting inked, and I'm super excited to watch my friend do her magic at the wedding. 1 agrees Reply This is a neat idea. Unfortunately, it is not something my guests would take advantage of, nor is it within my budget to cover the cost of tattoos for all my guests. Maybe there is a flat rate I'm not aware of, but if I consider the hourly rates ($100+) for most tattoo artists in my area, plus the additional costs of getting inked, I shudder to imagine the bill for having someone on site for 5-6 hours, plus the cost of x number of tattoos and transporting/setting up equipment. If it's within your budget and worth it for you based on how many people you think will get inked at your wedding, go for it, but it's not something I could afford nor would it be worth the cost if I could. 1 agrees Reply The fiance and I are planning to get ring tattoos after our wedding. I can only think of a small handful of guests at my wedding who would go for getting a real tattoo at our reception (most of them are from my side of the family). Maybe, if I win the lottery before our wedding. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. 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