Welcome to Yeh It Hurts Tattoo

Welcome to Yeh it Hurts Tattoo the greatest Boise tattoo shop.

We’re a Boise, Idaho tattoo shop with over 30 years of combined artist experience. Our artists bring a vast amount of skill and experience in all forms of tattoo art, from traditional to floral, black and grey to color, portraits and custom pieces. If you’re in the area, or plan to come in to visit us, call us at (208) 258-3437 to speak with an artist and let’s plan your next tattoo piece! Welcome to the greatest Boise tattoo shop. If your looking for the best well rounded Boise tattoo shop, look no further than Yeh It Hurts. We welcome clients from all walks of life. We guarantee a excellent experience every time you come in. Walk ins are welcome. Looking for great tattoo specials, join our VIP Club text “yehithurts” to the number 71441. You will receive amazing specials, and be entered in to win great tattoo prizes.
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  • cole nelson

    Cole NelsonFirst Tattoo

    Got my first tattoo done today by Paul McNabb, he did a fantastic job. I will be seeing them again!!!

  • mercy

    Mercy Mae MartinezRepeat Customer

    It's a win win shop! I've met great people who still remain my close friends,
    Great artists great people & fun atmosphere!

  • enrique

    Enrique RomeroAmazing Customer

    The shop is smooth and the work these dudes put out is amazing. Keep it going. 208 sickest artist for sure

  • krystle

    Krystle Lavimodiere MichaelAwesome Customer

    Amazing work! Clean shop! Friendly people!

  • andrew

    Andrew Ennis Satisfied Customer

    Just walked in for the first time and it's a bad ass shop and the guys are awesome and very professional! Definitely recommend Yeh It Hurts Tattoo to anyone whether it's your first piece or your 10th!

Check Out Our Skilled Team

We are artist's who focuses on crafting amazing works of body art. With over 30 years of combined experience, your guaranteed to experience exceptional art

Chris Flash

Amazing Skill! Awesome Talent! Chris is a well rounded artist in all styles of tattooing. Chris’s background of being a graphic artist really shows in his work, and adds a skill set to his art that is unparalleled by any artist. He loves the challenge that cover ups provide. Chris’s motto is ” If i can see it, I can draw it. If i can draw it, I can Tattoo it.”

Chris Flaherty
Owner, Artist
Paul Flash

Paul is one of the most well rounded and talented artist that the treasure valley has to offer. With almost a decade of tattoo experience, he is the go to artist. His color work is top notch, and his black and grey will blow your mind. Keep your eye on Paul! Big things are in his future.

Paul McNabb

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Facts About Us

The majority of us have suffered poor quality work, horrible service, or made to feel like an inconvenience with many shops. Yeh It Hurts strives to provide the utmost respect, clean and sterile environment, greatest quality shop imaginable.

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Custom Tattoo Design

Here at Yeh It Hurts Tattoo we pride ourselves in creative professional work. If you can dream it, we can ink it. We offer free consultations. If you've sketched something bring it in and we can go over it. Our two friendly Pro's with over 30 combined years experience Paul McNabb & Chris Flarherty have done 1000's of tattoos and looking forward to working with you. Call Today 208-258-3437 or stop by the studio 4917 West Emerald Boise idaho

Piercing & Body Modifications

Weather it's basic piercings or specialty piercings such as dermal's,industrial or below the waist-You pick it we poke it!!! Kimmy our veteran piercer has thousands of piercings under her belt and the experience to make anyone from all walks of life a piercing enthusiast! Come in and let her get started today!!!!

Graphic Design

We offer custom graphic design work across all mediums from print to web based. Need an amazing Logo built? Call us we'll beat your expectations! We don't outsource any of our design work! Everything's done in house by our outstanding creative designers. Have an idea for something? Call Us Today 208-258-3437

News and Specials

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Yeh It Hurts TattooTuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 11:37am
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Yeh It Hurts TattooFriday, November 20th, 2015 at 7:42am
HEY PEOPLE.... Having issues figuring out what to get that special someone? Maybe a unique stocking stuffer? Don't want to deal with the Black Friday crowds,especially after eating that turkey? Well we have the PERFECT SOLUTION!! Yeh It Hurts Tattoo is having a BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL STARTING Friday,11/20/15!! We have a PILE of TATTOO GIFT CERTIFICATES - 20% OFF for $100 or MORE!! Plus, Kimmy has GIFT CERTIFICATES for PIERCINGS and PERMANENT MAKEUP!!
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Yeh It Hurts TattooWednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 11:07am
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Yeh It Hurts Tattoo added 2 new photos — with Alexis Glyn McDonald Jackson and 14 others.Friday, November 13th, 2015 at 7:02am
Hey People...Just a heads up to everyone>>>Today is Friday the 13th and YES, WE ARE DOING FRIDAY THE 13TH TATTOO'S!!
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