I have wanted a tattoo for the longest time. My biggest challenge has always been finding the perfect design for my tattoo. Everything that I would come up with would always have a couple of element that I am not happy with. Secretly, I think I was just pretty damn petrified and hiding behind the ‘perfect’ design was an easy excuse.
To illuminate all of that would mean, I would have to make my first tattoo something simple. The idea really came to me in the shower one morning and as soon as I the thought came to me, I knew. I had my mind made up and heart set on it:
I love all the different kinds of ampersands, especially the fancy ones. But the simple every day ‘&’ ampersand is my favourite. It was a part of my wedding monogram, it is pretty much engraved in my heart and now on my arm. It is slightly off centre, bold and a reminder that I am never alone. It is always someone ‘&’ me.
After looking through loads of fonts, I decided on ‘Century’ as my font of choice. I tested the look and feel of the font:
Done, healed and loving it:
Just like that I completed the first task on a very long list of 30 things before I am thirty…