We all know that getting a tattoo can be a pretty big decision as for most people, the inking is for life.
So it is important to choose something you won't regret almost instantly after having it done – and what better than a tribute to their favourite time of year.
These tattoo fans have shared their greatest festive-themed inkings – with everything from Christmas trees to the Grinch being permanently etched on their skin.
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In a selection of videos, shared on social media, Christmas lovers have gained thousands of likes for their unique body art.
A festive sleeve – featuring The Grinch
Alex Kuapp, who posts on TikTok as @alexkaupp, has a festive sleeve inked on his left arm – featuring a number of Christmas designs.
In the video, which has gained more than 2,700 likes, he showed off a wreath he had added to his elbow as he was building his sleeve.
The set also featured a Grinch surrounded by string lights and a POP!-style Santa Claus, which left viewers gushing.
One user said: "Heck yeah!! I have a grinch tattoo too!!!"
Another added: "The best set of tattoos I've ever seen. I want to touch your elbow next time I see you."
DIY tattoo advent calendar
A wannabe tattoo artist named Hardin, who posts on the app under the username @hardin_earl, decided to ink himself every day for the countdown to Christmas.
He has gained 1.6million likes on his account as he continues to post a new design every day – which he has inked with a tattoo machine he bought on Amazon.
So far, he has revealed he has permanently inked mistletoe, the Grinch, a penguin and a snowman – but viewers can't believe he was doing it himself.
One user said: "That machine be looking like a good idea."
Another added: "You gotta get experience somehow I guess."
Mischievous Christmas cat
One festive tattoo fan decided to have a vibrant tattoo of a mischievous cat that had gotten tangled in some fairy lights on her foot.
The lights were connected to a huge Christmas tree that almost covered the customer's foot and the whole design was surrounded by blue snowflakes.
The finished product was shared on TikTok by tattoo artist @tootsiestattoos94, who captioned the clip: "GUYSSS! Cutest Christmas tattoo ever lol. I had fun with this!"
Fans seemed to love it too, as a user wrote: "Such a beautiful tattoo!!! Love the Christmas theme with the kitty!!! Excellent job!!!"
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