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These Realistic Flower Tattoos Will Make You Do a Double Take

When it comes to choosing a tattoo that speaks to you, many people look to their passions and hobbies as the inspiration behind the skin art. If you're a passionate gardener, you are going to fall in love with these flower tattoos and the incredible artist behind them.

BuzzfeedNews reports 23-year-old tattoo artist, Rita Zolotukhina, from Kiev, Ukraine, has always loved flower and nature designs and she took that passion with her as she trained to become a tattoo artist.



Flowers are a pretty common tattoo, but for Zolotukhina, it was important for her to be able to get the art on the body as close to the real thing as possible and she totally nailed it because her tattoos look so close to the real think it's hard to tell the difference.



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In order to do just that, she started using the actual flowers and plants as the stencil for the actual tattoo. "You would anyway interpret the object in your own way, and the result is always a styled picture," she told the news outlet.


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She posts several of her incredible work to her Instagram account and looking through them, it's incredible how realistic she's made her flower tattoos. She told Buzzfeed News that because flowers and plants are often important symbolism for people requesting them on their bodies, she's seen people all over the world who have traveled to have her artwork tattooed on them.




Until you hop on that plane to the Ukraine, here are some temporary tattoos you can DIY the Martha way, at home: