A fifteen years later, you can't really tell what it is. When I explain it, it becomes obvious. But the ink that was used back then tended to spread the older it got, so small spaces would fill in. So you could no longer distinguish between her body and her arm.
For a few years, I'd been thinking of trying to get it covered up. August this year, I finally did it. They did a brilliant job, you can't tell there is a tattoo under this one:
The butterfly has pretty sparkles around it because it didn't completely cover up all of the stars in the original, so the tattoo artist had to improvise. I think it's gorgeous.
After I got my coverup done, I thought getting a paw print would be cute... namely my dog's paw print. I figured it would mean something special to me, and paw prints are always "in style" if you will. So I tried a couple of times and finally got a decent print from Akira. I took it back to the tattoo parlor tonight and got my second tattoo of the year:
About four years ago, I got a tattoo on my back, and here's an old, not very good picture of it. The tattoo looks cute, this picture, not so much: