How to Make a Temporary Tattoo

The sting of a tattoo needle isn't your only option for cool one-of-a-kind tattoos. Use your computer to create a masterpiece for your skin.

You will need

  • Word-processing program
  • Internet access
  • Graphic
  • Temporary-tattoo printer paper
  • High-resolution image (optional)

Step 1 Open a new document Open your word-processing program and create a new document.

Step 2 Insert graphic Insert a graphic into the blank document from a clip art file, scanned image, or the internet.

Step 3 Resize image Resize the image to fit the area of your body it will be applied to.

Step 4 Insert paper into printer Insert a sheet temporary tattoo printer paper into your printer.

Step 5 Print and let dry Print your image and let it dry for a few minutes.

Step 6 Follow directions Follow the manufacturer’s directions for application and sport your new ‘ink’ with attitude.