Artists At The Shop Own Their Own Businesses, Rent Booths

What this means for gift certificates, refunds, deposits, payments, scheduling and more. All of the artists that tattoo in our facility actually own their own businesses. They aren't subcontractors and they aren't employees. They actually just rent booths in our facility. On our end, we ensure that all medical waste is taken care of and … Continue reading Artists At The Shop Own Their Own Businesses, Rent Booths

COVID Vaccination, COVID-19 Infection And Scheduling Your Next Tattoo

This pandemic has hit our industry hard. Tattoo shops closed for months last year, and things still haven't returned to normal. As we maneuver through this pandemic together, we have tried to keep you up to date on every detail of our reopening process. New information has come up that will again affect the way … Continue reading COVID Vaccination, COVID-19 Infection And Scheduling Your Next Tattoo

How Old Do You Have To Be To Get A Tattoo In Michigan?

The Shop does not tattoo minors. Not even with parental consent. Sorry. Teens want to know, "How old do you have to be to get a tattoo in Michigan?" The fact is, there is no minimum age to get a tattoo in Michigan, pursuant to Mich. Comp. Laws § 333.13102. Of course, in order for … Continue reading How Old Do You Have To Be To Get A Tattoo In Michigan?

What Are Photo-Realistic Tattoos?

Examples of portrait and photorealism tattoos with examples from tattoo artist Darl Papple, owner of The Shop in Fowlerville, Michigan.

Gift Certificates

We do offer tattoo gift certificates and they make outstanding gifts for the tattoo lovers in your life. Here's the scoop on how tattoo gift certificates work at The Shop. How to Get Discounted Gift Certificates Often, we will run tattoo gift certificate specials where you can purchase gift certificates for much less than face … Continue reading Gift Certificates

Tattoos and Sanitation Checklist

In Michigan, tattooing has just recently begun being monitored by the health departments. The Livingston County Health Department completes the inspections here in Fowlerville. Even with this new statewide policing though, there are still some lingering bad habits that can be seen in some tattoo shops around the state. While, our county has exceptional tattoo shops, … Continue reading Tattoos and Sanitation Checklist