Tattoo your guests temporarily with a vintage-styled tattoo station #Reception Advice#reception#steal-this-idea#tattoo Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Jun 12 2014) Offbeat Editors All photos by Tino and Pip. We've talked about making and giving away temporary tattoos as wedding favors, but what about setting up a tattooing station at your wedding? Emily and Phil's wedding had this awesome tattoo station from Doris Loves set up at their reception. Look, learn, and let your guests get inked… Want more tattooed goodness in your monitor? Get your fill of ink (real and fake) in our tattoo archive! PREVIOUS I blow my nose on dirty socks: why my wedding won't reflect who I am NEXT So you need a program for your LGBT wedding: our funniest wedding program goes same-sex Show/Hide comments [ 11 ] Oh, I love everything about this idea….And my actual tattooist did just ask if there was anything he could do at the wedding to help out…. Reply Were you actually tattood at your wedding? I think that is so cool. I've thought about doing it myself, but I have no idea what it might cost to have an artist bring their equipment to another location. Reply Whoa….I love tattoos and all, but getting one impulsively wouldn't be my style. I feel like at a raging reception with lots of alcohol, there could be a lot of people waking up the next day with a permanent souvenir and a lot of dismay. That said, wow, what wedding favors! Reply From the looks of the images, the "tattoos" were done with tattoo markers and were not permanent. The equivalent of having facepainting or hennaing. So not nearly so scary and not nearly so expensive. 🙂 Reply Kaitlin, this was a Temporary Tattoo station, not a Real Tattoo Station! Reply Ohhhh. I must not have looked close enough. When the article compared it to giving *temporary* tattoos, I assumed these were permanent. In that case, I would totally do this! ;D Reply I love this idea! Would have been a lot of fun, although we would have struggled with the fact that we wouldn't have known who to ask since the only tattoo artist my dude really knows would have been a guest or even the best man had they been friends at the time. I could have made my dude do it, of course. 🙂 Reply We love this! And we shared it on our Facebook page! 🙂 Reply I am getting married 5-15-15 and I absolutely love this idea~ Me and my fiancé are pretty big on tattoos so I think having this at our wedding would be different and totally us! Our wedding is already a non-traditional wedding! 😀 Reply OMG we are having a DIY tattoo station and this has given me SO many ideas!! Epic!! 🙂 Reply Love this idea, would want to adapt it to our aesthetic. Anybody in Seattle with some colorful psychedelic magic marker skills, ping me back about this! Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.