The Philadelphia Tattoo Convention is probably one of the biggest and busiest tattoo conventions on the East Coast and I have a strange feeling this one will be even bigger than the rest due to the Sunday's Superbowl win! This will be our 6th year at this convention and we cannot wait to see all the familiar faces and hear the stories of repeat customers who wait all year to see us there.
My husband and I have been talking about going to Italy for about 2 years now. I've been there 3 times already, but my husband hasn't. Last year, we just couldn't find the time between events and the business. This year, I decided was the year we were definitely going. I didn't want yet another year to go by with saying, "well, next year we will go"...because you know what happens, next year happens again... I found cheap flights to Italy so I'm going to book them, OK"?...his response..."OK"!! And boom! About 30 seconds later, the flights were booked!
Last weekend we kicked off our 2018 pop up shop season at the DC Tattoo Convention. I believe this was our 5th time at this show and it's always a great way to start off the year! Filled with friends we haven't seen in a few months, yet seemed like yesterday, was so good to see them all. So many things changed with people and businesses, but everyone was still the same! As usual, we got there, unloaded and set up, and then checked into our room. Upgraded to a huge suite for free, I knew this was going to be a great weekend!
Sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and go all in on certain things. Well, it was a time we finally had an all in one office/working space. Fukitt Clothing was taking over and we needed to make things more comfortable and efficient for productivity. So, right before Christmas we dove in and hired a contractor to do a lot of the work, but did a lot ourselves! So, here's a little bit of what has gone on...