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Basic Cooking Measurements & Kitchen Conversions Chart DIY (featuring Rustoleum)

I am always looking for ways to make cooking easier and more enjoyable. So I turned my kitchen cabinet door into a basic cooking measurements and kitchen conversions chart. You can make one, too and take the guesswork out when preparing your favorite recipes this time of year.
Prep Time30 mins
Active Time1 hr
2 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 30 mins
Keyword: chalkboard paint, kitchen conversions, measurements chart, rustoleum


  • drill or screwdriver


  • Painter's tape
  • Rustoleum chalkboard paint
  • Measurement & Conversion stencils
  • Chalkpaste
  • Optional chalk paint pens
  • Adhesive hooks
  • Goof off


  • Remove the kitchen cabinet from it's hinges using a screwdriver or a power drill.
  • Using painter's tape, tape the parameter of the cabinet door and make sure to cover outside edges as well to prevent any overspray.
  • Spray Rustoleum's Chalkboard Spray paint in smooth even strokes across the cabinet door. Apply a thin layer and allow it to dry an hour. Then add a second thin layer and allow it to dry completely.
  • carefully remove the painters tape from the edges.
  • Grab your favorite measurements & conversions chart or use this one for FREE!
  • Create a stencil using a cutting machine or a LED stencil maker.
  • Line up the stencils onto the top of the chalkboard section of the cabinet door making sure to space them out to include hooks and measuring cups.
  • Line up each row using a strip of painter's tape as a guide. Apply chalk paste to stencils one at a time.
  • Add adhesive hooks under each cooking measurement and hang meauring spoons and measuring cups!