I am blessed by my son. Not just because he is my son, but because he shows that he cares for me through thoughtful things he does. His name is Charlie Kelly and he will be 30 years old this summer. He is a machinist by trade and lives and breathes guns. He would love to be a gunsmith someday.
A few years back he designed and cut out of metal, our initials. My hubby and I have the same initials so it makes it convenient.
When I received it, I wondered how I was going to display it. This seemed a piece that was made for the garage but against the white walls, it just didn't pop.
So I decided to tape off an area big enough to display the monogram, TM. Then I used blue latex paint in a cross hatch motion with a brush and it mimicked a design that was on the extruded metal.
I think it displays well and looks very neat. Thanks son! I love it!
|Charlie at 1 year old.|
NOTE: You should be able to click on most of the pictures to enlarge to see further details.
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