20 Magical Tattoos for 20 Years of Harry Potter

It would be very hard to argue that Harry Potter has not had a hugely significant impact on the world in the 20 years since the first book was released. That story so captured the imagination of readers that people attended midnight release parties for each new title. They lined up up to see all eight movies. They cosplayed their favorite characters. They grew up and had Harry Potter-themed weddings. Their kids have nurseries that are obviously designed to prepare them for their eventual admission to Hogwarts.

And there are more than a few of us that have been so affected by the story that we carry a permanent reminder of it wherever we go. I got my Deathly Hallows tattoo in January 2016, many years after I had read the last book in the series (for the first time), and now I always have a reminder of what it meant to me.  I’m not the only one.

In honor of 20 years of Harry Potter, here are 20 Potter-esque tattoos from the Instagram archives. If you’ve got #HPInk we want to see it! Post it on social media with the #HPInk tag.

Tattoo by @eddiestacey at @inkanddaggertattoo. #HogwartsTattoo @HogwartsTattoo

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Seriously in love with this one! Thanks for sharing @juicypeach84 done by artist @bexlowetattoos

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Great photograph, love the meaning behind this Harry Potter tattoo✨ thanks for sending in @marleyp2

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I solemnly swear that I am up to no good… Thanks for submitting @ryyy_gabbb

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Thanks for sending in!!!! @patrickmduggan666_tattooer

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Tattoo by @josiesexton. Tag your tattoos with @hogwartstattoo and #hogwartstattoo!

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This. Is. Amazing. @dannyscotttattooartist you're so talented!!

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Love this one✨

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Hell yeah he is👑 Too bad this wasn't in the movies

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Expecto patronum💫 What's your patronus?

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I truly cannot get over how incredible this one is. Whoever had this idea is genius!

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Dumbledore's Army👍🏼

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