Milwaukee couple turns customized rug interest into enterprise

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee couple Tina Lamb and Ryan Ricketts picked up rug making as a pandemic interest in 2020.

The 2 shortly fell in love with the craft and determined to launch their enterprise, Bodys Finest Buddy LLC.

Their customized rugs go far past a typical front room accent by way of distinctive designs that replicate developments and tradition.

Every rug is all executed by hand utilizing a tufting gun and several types of yarn.

Ricketts and Lamb met whereas attending highschool greater than a decade in the past at Vincent Excessive.

“We have been collectively since highschool,” mentioned Ricketts.

As highschool sweethearts, the 2 fell in love by way of entrepreneurship.

“It was my seventeenth birthday and he had obtained me some flowers and I purchased donuts for myself and he was like, ‘you realize what, you’d make a killing for those who offered these,'” mentioned Lamb.

Since then the 2 have develop into serial entrepreneurs and their customized rug enterprise is their newest endeavor.

“I like to stay to my high quality, I like to stay to the most recent, trendiest concepts and probably the most out-there concepts,” mentioned Lamb.

Clients can request any sort of rug design and they’ll make it occur.

“A median about two-footer-sized rugs that you’d see up right here most likely can be about 3-4 days,” mentioned Lamb.

They design rugs now as their full-time jobs, which have helped their relationship develop.

“It introduced us collectively so far as, shoot I finished enjoying video video games to simply assist bae out right here,” mentioned Ricketts.

To order a customized rug e-mail [email protected] or direct message them by way of their Instagram account @bodysbestfriendllc. They ship orders all around the nation.

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