THE QUEEN IS GETTING HER FIRST TAT!!!!!!

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YES WE ARE ACTUALLY WORKING :P

HMMMM THIS CALLS FOR A MINI TB MEET UP AT A TATTOO SHOP....



OMG this is was the most anticipated event of the “meet up” week.  Erin announced to the whole world that we were going to get tats. *sign*  I wanted to keep it on the DL, but nooooooooooo she adds the info on her TB destination list summary. Afterwards, I got bombarded with PM and comments on what I was going to get and why. I had 2 months to figure what I really wanted. I had many choices in mind but, I wanted my first one to be “ME”.

 

Erin was in vegas in july. She has always wanted to cover up her parrot tat on her ankle. I went along for the ride. I told Erin about Sal’s friend, Alex, I met Alex at Sal’s BBQ in the summer. Alex had awesome tats on her arms of dead dolls and Japanese geisha.  Since Erin loves the whole nightmare before xmas and Disney’s haunted mansion ride, the style is very fitting.
JOE, ME AND ERIN
I told Erin about LIVINGDEAD TATTOO and Nickhole is one of the most sought of tattoo artists in the country.

 

We went to the tattoo shop. We met Nickhole. She was booked up until September anyway which is perfect. Erin has a “poohbear” on right foot. She has always wanted color of it. Check out the session HERE.  Anyway, that is the summary.

 

Here is my tattoo story; I have wanted a “tram stamp” of flames of my Libra sign or infinity symbol or 8 little stars of davids on my back. I ended up not feeling it with any of them and Nickhole can tell.  I was supposed to be first. Erin ended up going first. Nickhole wanted to do the 3 HITCH HIKERS from the Disney ride, haunted mansion.
THE DETAILS
  Erin’s originally idea was the jack and sally from the “a nightmare before xmas” movie, on her right leg.

 

While Nickhole worked on Erin, I was searching at one of my favorites unrated comic characters, PON AND ZI by Jeff Thomas.  Then I saw the perfect tat that is “ME”.  it was a photo of Pon eating a cookie in the corner. I asked Nickhole to remove the cookie and added a cupcake instead HAHAHAHA THAT IS SOOOOOO ME.  I had it done on my right ankle and it is 4in tall.

 

Nickhole is so funny. She was threatening Erin not to take photos of her that she will “kill her face” HAHAHA. Nickhole was not happy Erin walked in the shop with strep throat and she was going to tattoo erin’s leg 3 hitch hiking porn stars instead HAHAHAHA.
OOOOOO PAIN
  While on break, one of the tattoo artist, Mike, his daughter, Brittney is 4. She started to converse with us.....

 

BRITTNEY: HI

ALL OF US: HI

BRITTNEY: ARE YOU MARRIED?

ALL OF US: NO

BRITTNEY: WHY NOT?!?!  IT’S THE LAW

ALL OF US: HAHAHAHAHA OMG!!!!

 

OMG Erin’s tat was effffing awesome.  Joe (vimessir) even came to the tat shop to watch us get our tats. 3 hours of work and only one fifteen minute break, the line work and shading is finished. Mine was an hour of line work, shading, and a little color is finished.

 

OMG it was ok at first, but when Nickhole went around the back of my ankle. OMG GEEEEZ the pain. Erin has my agony photos. I was breathing like I was in a lamas class HAAHAHAHA. I could not move. Every time Nickhole would add more color, my leg would twitch. I was grabbing on the chair with claws.
YAY DONE!!!!!
But, you know what I would do it again HAHAHAHA.  Erin needs to come back to add color in November 11. Nickhole is so funny, she automatically added me to the appointment. OMG she knows I would want another one. she is right, I am a Libra, I need one on the left ankle as well. HAHAHAHA I already know what I want. It will be ZI,  of course, the blue one. I might be this ONE or this ONE. Maybe add a ice cream cone or hugging a GREY GOOSE, HAHAHAHA.

 

The aftermath of the tat, erin and I limped to her car. Poor Joe has to put up with us the rest of the evening.  The txted the VEGAS CORE CREW, to have dinner tonight for Louise (1morespicy) and Erin’s last night in VEGAS.
ERIN, NICKHOLE, ME
  No one could not come; it was just Erin, Louise, Joe, non TB, Quiana, and me to surprise Louise and Joe to go to DICK’S LAST RESORT, same place where the VEGAS CORE CREW took Mike and Ronnie back in August.


One the way back to my house, it would be fitting if i got a cupcake after my tat. We were all hungry too. We took Joe's to my favorite mexican food spot. Then we went to cupcake line bakery to have cupcakes. I was a HAPPY MELLE. i am such the cupcake monster HAHAHAHA. Also i helped Erin remove her saran wrapped tat before picking up Louise. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEK i felt bad, we were a half and hour late.
 

We parked at new York new York to walk across the Excalibur where Dick’s is. Erin wanted to stop by at the piano bar where AL was working from the Sunday’s event. We got our hand stamped to get in free later. Then walk to Dick’s.

 

It was a tame night, we arrived at 9pm. Taco was on the tail in of his show.
TBs
We just walked in and started to order. The waitress warned us that they are rude on purpose. I pulled her aside that Joe is a VEGAS VIRGIN and we wanted “paper hats”.  Us 4 wanted water. She gave it us 2 buckets with a straw HAHAHAHA.  As our waitress was walking by us, she gave Joe a lap dance HAHAHA. 



We all got our hats, I had: “I’VE BEEN TEA BAGGED SO MUCH, MY NICKNAME IS LIPTON” erin had, “I USE THESE AS FLOATION DEVICE”. Louise had “I SLID DOWN MORE POLES THAN A VEGAS STRIPPER” and Joe had a check mark list of things to do in vegas, one of not check BUY A WIG FROM A HOOKER STORE. hahahaha. OMG TO FUNNY!!!! Erin’s friend, Quiana, had “I’VE SWALLOWED MORE SEAMAN THAN THE TITANIC” this is a great place to embarrass quiet people. I LOVE IT!!!!!

 

Afterwards, we walked Louise back to the New York New York to grab a taxi back to her hotel. she has a loooong flight ahead of her.  the rest of us walked back to the piano bar.
JOE HAVING HIS "VEGAS VIRGIN" SONG
We wanted Al to embarrass Joe cause he is a VEGAS VIRGIN. I got it on VIDEO instead of photos.  it was another awesome night. Joe is driving to AZ early in the morning. Erin and I might see him in LA next week. Joe is so awesome I am glad I got to spend time with him. I have a place to crash and a tour guide in Australia, which it will be my 7th continent. WOOHOO!!!!

 

OMG MY LEG IS IN PAIN!!!!!! MORE BLOG ENTRIES WITH ERIN, JOE AND LOUISE.


mandas1 says:
Way to go on the tat!! Just so you know, they're about as addictive as TB - pretty soon you're going to be all inked!! :) Cheers!
Posted on: Oct 02, 2008
mellemel8 says:
hehehe it is an early bday gift to me :)
Posted on: Sep 17, 2008
jenn79 says:
I can't believe you got a tattoo!! =)
Posted on: Sep 17, 2008
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YES WE ARE ACTUALLY WORKING :P
YES WE ARE ACTUALLY WORKING :P
JOE, ME AND ERIN
JOE, ME AND ERIN
THE DETAILS
THE DETAILS
OOOOOO PAIN
OOOOOO PAIN
YAY DONE!!!!!
YAY DONE!!!!!
ERIN, NICKHOLE, ME
ERIN, NICKHOLE, ME
TBs
TBs
JOE HAVING HIS "VEGAS VIRGIN" SONG
BEFORE
BEFORE
OUTLINE
OUTLINE
ONE HITCH HIKER
ONE HITCH HIKER
TWO HITCH HIKER
TWO HITCH HIKER
NICKHOLES HEAD
NICKHOLE'S HEAD
OUCH!!!!
OUCH!!!!
ME AND ERIN
ME AND ERIN
BUGGING ERIN
BUGGING ERIN
ONE HITCH HIKER
ONE HITCH HIKER
2 HITCH HIKER
2 HITCH HIKER
3 HITCH HIKER
3 HITCH HIKER
WHERES THE PARROT?!?!?!
WHERE'S THE PARROT?!?!?!
NICKHOLE ROCKS
NICKHOLE ROCKS
MY OUTLINE
MY OUTLINE
I AM READY
I AM READY
PAIN IS OVER
PAIN IS OVER
SHADING
SHADING
ONLY LINE WORK
ONLY LINE WORK
YAY!!!!
YAY!!!!
HARD PART IS OVER
HARD PART IS OVER
OOOOO
OOOOO
HIS PUNISHMENT FOR FORGET TO PUT R…
HIS PUNISHMENT FOR FORGET TO PUT …
50 COME ON!!!
50 COME ON!!!
HAPPY MELLE
HAPPY MELLE
OUR TATS
OUR TATS
SHE AREA
SHE AREA
CUPCAKES, TB, AND LAPPIES
CUPCAKES, TB, AND LAPPIES
EXCALIBUR
EXCALIBUR
THE CRAZY PAPER HATS!!!
THE CRAZY PAPER HATS!!!
SHEEP FEAR ME
"SHEEP FEAR ME"
OUR WATER BUCKETS
OUR WATER BUCKETS
ERIN, LOUISE, QUIANA, AND JOE
ERIN, LOUISE, QUIANA, AND JOE
HAHAHAHA
HAHAHAHA
OMG!!!
OMG!!!
MY CHAIR
MY CHAIR
PERFECT!!!!!
PERFECT!!!!!
HAHAHAHA
HAHAHAHA
TOO EFFING FUNNY
TOO EFFING FUNNY
I SLID DOWN MORE POLES THAN A VEG…
"I SLID DOWN MORE POLES THAN A VE…
I USE THESE AS FLOTATION DEVICE
"I USE THESE AS FLOTATION DEVICE"
IVE BEEN TEA BAGGED SO MUCH, MY …
"I'VE BEEN TEA BAGGED SO MUCH, MY…
THATS ERINS
THAT'S ERIN'S
I SWALLOWED MORE SEAMAN THAN THE …
"I SWALLOWED MORE SEAMAN THAN THE…
ERIN AND QIANA
ERIN AND QIANA
ME AND ERIN
ME AND ERIN
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