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I always think about my tattoos as a work of art. They not only represent my life but they also represent the things I have experience and been through. So for me it is not only therapeutic but also is a way for me to learn to love my body and myself. Every time I get a new tattoo on a new part of my body I can’t stop staring at it and smiling. Each new design is always better than the last and I honestly love that. One of the tattoos I got to help me out on loving my skin was a tattoo on my thigh. Front and center. For as long as I can remember I have always hated my thighs since they were so big and they stood out. Now that I have that tattoo I honestly feel good about my thighs. The art makes up for everything. 


Now in this instance my left forearm is pretty much getting replaced. 3/4ths of it is covered now and its awesome to see how far I have come with it. It’s beautiful and it makes me smile just to have it. Really it’s like I took my old forearm and replaced it with this one. 


I’m not sure if I will be fully covered by the time I am in my 30's or if I will only do certain sections but I can say that so far I love getting tattooed and I love that I am learning to love myself through all this artwork. Sometimes loving yourself isn’t just about taking care of your body, exercising, or taking care of your skin. Sometimes it’s also about what you do and how you see yourself that matters. For me I have always hated my skin and the way it looks on my body but, slowly I am learning that my skin and this artwork is precious and it is making me stand out as a person. I love every part of it and I can't wait for this whole forearm to be done so I can show others not only my childhood but also how much I love my skin/body.


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2018-04-20 07:00 by Sarah Denninger
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The Hand Tattoo was a solid 8 on my 1-10 scale. But I say that after about an hour of being constantly needled. 

Yesterday I went and got the next part of my half sleeve done and as it turns out it is on my hand. The item that got tattooed on my hand is the clock from safe cracker. It’s a pretty simple design but it is also something that really stands out. The specific lettering, the way the arrows are placed, the little splash of color. All of it is in the design and if you’re not paying attention then it can get a little messy. Luckily he was paying attention and made sure to get in the finer details. 


The first thirty minutes the needle felt like a shot that I was getting administered...except that it was way more than a normal dosage of anything that is administered that way. From there it felt like a safety pin being dragged around my hand and into it but not enough to cut it open. After that it felt like sandpaper but a sharp stabbing mixed with it. Towards the end I was sure that my skin was getting cut open and I could tell that he was paying attention o m breathing. Somewhere in the middle of it all I just closed my eyes and focused on big breaths. That was all I could really do and I wanted it done. After a little over an hour I felt him look it over and while he was doing that I opened my eyes. 


Looking over I saw that it was amazing but I was still diluted from the pain so it took me a while to register how it really looks. Sitting her as I write this I am amazed at how well done it is. I am so happy with how it turned out and I couldn’t ask for anything better. Now onto the next one. 


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Hey yall. Some I got some new and exciting pieces for you guys. They are both owl themed but have different settings behind them. 


Yes these paintings are pretty light in terms of the colors I chose but I honestly love the change. I wasn’t expecting to have either of them turn out this way. In fact I had thought that the planets would both turn out darker then how they are now. Strangely that didn’t happen but I was still good with the end result. Either way these two new pieces are for sale and are ready to go to new homes. The don’t need anything except a picture hook. I wasn’t expecting to do owls but I can say that I highly enjoyed doing them and that I may do more in the future. 


Please email me at if you are interested in these two pieces. I know there are some own lovers out there!




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The pollen has finally come after me. I mean that in almost a literal sense. Yesterday I woke up and from the moment I did I knew that I had a stuffed nose. So I got up, did my business, cleared my nose and went on my day. Well it didn’t end there. As I started to get more and more into my activities I started noticing that my nose was dripping randomly. One minute I would be fine and the next I was sneezing uncontrollably. I’m not sure why this has to happen every year but no matter what I do, it happens. 

It was pretty awful and I ended up giving up somewhere in the middle of my errands. I finished my paintings and then I decided it was time to sit down and not try to do anything else. My nose was out of control and I really couldn’t do much in this condition. 

I was even upset enough to have dad bring home a small cheesecake. Let me just say that it was exactly what I needed. Well it’s what my stomach needed, my nose not so much. I hope that it will be clear up and it will pass on. I really hate not being able to breathe and do my normal activities. You guys that’s how bad it is. I can’t do normal things. It’s really frustrating and it’s driving me nuts. 

I sincerely hope that this does not happen when I leave for my trip. I need to be in top shape for this drive and for all the adventures I am about to part-take in. Keep your hopes up that this passes soon and that I can bring you guys all the awesome photos and video. 


Do you guys have really bad allergies? 


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Hey you guys! 


This art piece is for sale! I would appreciate it if you would check it out and see if it should be in your home and on your walls. Its on canvas and its ready to hang, no need for extra work. 


So email me at if you are interested! Thank you!

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