After spending almost twenty years working in different peoples’ tattoo retailers, Dave Woodard and Josh Williams determined to mix their skills to personal a enterprise collectively. That was one yr in the past and ever since their Prairie Rose Tattoo in Lewisville has been thriving.
They imagine the explanation why embrace offering conventional Americana tattooing at truthful costs in a enjoyable, pleasant, snug environment.
“We needed to have the store be just like the store we labored at beforehand collectively (in Carrollton) the place it was like associates stopping by to hang around even when they don’t get tattoos,” Woodard stated. “We’re type of old style like a basic tattoo store. And with our pleasant perspective, everyone seems to be welcome right here. If it’s a tattoo we will’t do, we’ll ship you to the proper particular person.”
“We needed a cool, enjoyable, optimistic atmosphere,” Williams added. “And we’re proper down the highway so that you don’t need to journey far out of your neighborhood.”
Prairie Rose caters to the altering demographics of individuals wanting tattoos. As an alternative of the stereotypical navy, bike and legal clientele, at this time’s prospects will be soccer mothers and even grandmas.
The duo began by themselves and have added three different artists and Woodard’s daughter Ashe, who launched a piercing ingredient from scratch about two months after opening.
Williams, who lives in Wichita Falls, works 5 straight days within the store adopted by 5 days at residence. Woodard and spouse Melissa, who handles Prairie Rose’s enterprise actions, reside close by in Lewisville.
Strolling into Prairie Rose at this time is like stepping right into a barber store. Most prospects simply drop in and wait to be served. Appointments are accepted however, not like some retailers, usually are not wanted.
“A whole lot of retailers the artists have particular person rooms,” Williams stated. “We wish to maintain the environment open and enjoyable.”
Prairie Rose Tattoo is situated on FM 407 east of Backyard Ridge Blvd. at 1301 Justin Rd., Suite 102, in Lewisville. Discover them on-line at prairierosetattoo.com.
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