A Chest Orb
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This 3-D chest piece by @jesse_rix totally messes with our minds — in a good way! This realistic piece took 10.5 hours to complete. Talk about patience!
Photo: @jesse_rix| Instagram
Hollow From The Other Side
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One glance at this 3-D leg tattoo from @aceofspadesta2, and we totally could believe that it's hollowed out. We'd even wear shorts in the winter with a design this cool.
Photo: @aceofspadesta2| Instagram
Tri, Tri, Again
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Simple designs can still pack a serious punch when tattooed in a 3-D design. These upside down triangles from @ari__tattoo are super edgy.
Photo: @ari__tattoo | Instagram
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There's nothing more satisfying than putting the last piece of the puzzle in, and this tattoo from @praxistattoomadrid shows just how true that can be — even when it only looks real!
Photo: @praxistattoomadrid | Instagram
Be A Star(fish)
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This miniature starfish from @mini_tattoos_worldwide is a definite yes from us. We love the placement, the design, and how totally real it looks!
Photo: @mini_tattoos_worldwide | Instagram
Heart Of The Ocean
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We're not sure if @natli1986 meant to, but this 3D tattoo bears an uncanny resemblance to Rose's Heart of the Ocean pendant in the Titanic — just a few times larger!
Photo: @natli1986 | Instagram
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TBH, this design from @picstattoo971 is gorgeous, but we're glad those thorns can't poke us IRL!
Photo: @picstattoo971 | Instagram
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These bold, 3-D tattoos from @tattoo.ankh of some of nature's prettiest features reminds us so much of the outdoors, that we feel like we're getting a little Vitamin D just looking at it!
Photo: @tattoo.ankh | Instagram
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We are totally in love with the size and placement of this 3-D rose tattoo from @jorge_tattooink. It looks like we could just pick it right up, and put it in a vase!
Photo: @jorge_tattooink | Instagram
Gimme A Break
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No one said 3-D tattoos had to be so serious. This @inkedand4wesome is making us salivate just thinking about having a Kit-Kat for ourselves!
Photo: @inkedand4wesome | Instagram
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We will probably never understand how @vgonczhair created this trippy, totally-realistic tat, but that's fine by us. We'll just be sitting here and admiring it the rest of the day anyway.
Photo: @vgonczhair | Instagram
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We'd be lying if we said we wouldn't be minorly freaked out by seeing this massive eyeball from @israeldouglastattoo tattooed on a forearm IRL. But we can simultaneously appreciate how freaking cool it is.
Photo: @israeldouglastattoo | Instagram
Back To Basics
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This 3-D butterfly from @chitaotatuagem looks like nature came straight to her. Who knows? Maybe she's actually a modern-day Snow White!
Photo: @chitaotatuagem | Instagram
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Okay yes, so it might take awhile to get used to having a massive arachnid on your collarbone, like @vixxenn does. But imagine how fun it would be to mess with people!
Photo: @vixxenn | Instagram
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We could honestly stare at this trippy tattoo from @ari__tattoo all day long. The shading, design, and placement are all just so perfect.
Photo: @ari__tattoo| Instagram