Woman managed to sneakily get grandparents to design her next tattoo

Woman managed to sneakily get grandparents to design her next tattoo

Deciding what design to choose for your new tattoo is a difficult task for most, but this woman had the best plan by getting her grandparents to do it.

Emily McNeill (@emilymcniell), a 23-year-old content creator from Ireland, went viral on TikTok for getting her grandparents to design her new tattoo – without them knowing!

In her video, which has over 4.2 million views and 750,000 likes, we see Emily ask each of her four grandparents to draw a flower.

Then, Emily heads over to a tattoo studio to get the flower designs turned into a stencil and inked onto her upper arm.


My grandparents designed my tattoo (without even knowing 🤫) #tattoo #grandparents #wholesome #belfast #irish

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Her video, captioned “my grandparents designed my tattoo (without even knowing)”, has received over 6,000 comments reacting to the sweet tribute.

One user said: “This is the first tattoo I’ve been obsessed with. I love it”.

Another said: “I HATE tattoos but this is absolutely adorable. Imagine when they’re gone how lovely it will be. What a great idea.”

Many users also left heartwarming comments about Emily’s grandparents and missing their own.

One user said: “How lucky are you to have all your grandparents”.

Another said: “Seeing your grandparents completely melts my heart. I’d never hesitate to do the same if mine were still here.”

Another added: “The fact you still have all four grandparents made me tear up. What a beautiful memory to have forever”.

One even said: “I’m going straight to my nan and grandad’s tomorrow with a pen and paper!”

In her comments, Emily added that she hopes to record and upload her grandparents’ reactions to her new tattoo – and we can’t wait to see!

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