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Conversion Chart DIY – Free Printable

Hey guys!!

I hope you all had a great weekend!  I spent mine in San Antonio with my two oldest girls for a cheer competition.  I now lack hearing and sleep, but I did have a fun time with my girls!

I have had this next little project in my head for sometime.  I remember how bad I want it just about every time I cook.  I always find myself grabbing my phone for google right in the middle of a recipe.  So… I fixed that little problem today!

Here is how my Conversion Chart turned out…

conversion chart free printable

I made this super easy for you guys!  First, you will need to print off the free conversion chart below!  Love me a free printable!  This is a 4×6″ printable so you can also just put it in a 4×6 frame if you don’t feel like doing the whole shabang.  Just click the photo below and then click print from your top browser bar.  Easy peasy.

free printable chalkboard conversion chart

Just print it off and cut it out with scissors!

free printable kitchen chart

I used a 1×8″ whitewood scrap for this project.  You can buy a 4′ piece of whitewood at the hardware store for around $5 and make 8 of these!

You will cut a 5″ piece from the board like this…

wood conversion chart

For those of you that don’t have a saw, this is the one that I started out with before moving up to my big girl saw.  It can easily cut through projects like this one and so many more on our site!

I also like to sand my corners and edges of my wood like this.  This is also very easy to do!  You can use a small hand block with 220 grit sandpaper and have it done in minutes!

how to sand wood

I love the look of rustic, stained wood so I went with 1 coat of my OH SO Fav!  You can find this stuff at Lowe’s!

Rust-Oleum Ultimate Wood Stain in Early American

rust-oleum early american

Rust-Oleum’s wood stain is the bomb!  It takes only 1 coat to achieve your color, and it dries in under an hour.  You really can’t beat it!  And guess what??  They have some new colors hitting the shelves really soon… Ash and I got to test them out last week and we know you guys are going to LOVE them!!  Here we are in North Carolina getting our hands dirty… So fun!

Shanty Sisters

After that dries you can add your cup hooks!  I was a little giddy to find silver ones at Target!

silver cup hooks

I put 4 in the bottom of my board like this…

cup hooks

Now to add my printable!  I used silver furniture tacks to hold mine in place.  You can find these at the hardware stores and craft stores!  Just use a hammer to nail them down on your corners like this…

nail heads

I originally planned on adding magnets to mine, but I was worried about the weight of the spoons.  I already have a slight obsession with command strips, so my second choice was obvious!

command strips

I used 2 on the back of my board, and attached mine to my fridge.  When I do decide to take it down, these babies leave no mess behind.  Love them.

That is it!  Want to see some finished pics??

kitchen conversion chart free printable

free printable conversion chart

chalkboard conversion chart

conversion chart free printable

free printable - kitchen conversion

Hope you LOVE it as much as I do!!  I would love for you to share this project and PIN it to your peeps below!  You guys are great and I hope you enjoy it!

Thanks so much!

~Whitney

41 Comments

  1. Kelly Soo on April 26, 2015 at 4:44 pm

    B R I L L I A N T!

  2. Eileen Cicutti on June 13, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    Thanks sooo much for the free printable! Im lazy so I skipped all the steps and printed the chart onto a 5’7” piece of wood. Love it 🙂

    • Diana Elder on December 28, 2014 at 8:05 pm

      Eileen Cicutti, how did you print the chart onto wood? I would like to print it onto a piece of tin.

    • Lisa Dipasalegne-Patterson on March 9, 2015 at 10:23 pm

      yes, do tell, I would like to know as well 🙂

  3. Shasta Brown on January 18, 2014 at 11:27 am

    I just found this and I know exactly what I will be doing for the next hour. YAY!!!! I love it!!!

  4. Candy Gritter on November 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    I made mine today using a 5×7 unfinished, beveled edge board from AC Moore that I paid $2 for. No cutting or sanding needed. Stained it and was done in less than 30 minutes with drying time included. Love it! Thanks for the free printable!

  5. Michelle Skillern on September 17, 2013 at 8:13 am

    How wonderful, Thank you!!! I’m going to make one for each of my girls!

  6. Sarah Lynn on July 29, 2013 at 9:50 am

    Love this!! Ideal for the fridge!

  7. Nahir Figueroa on July 25, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    Wich is the name of the fotn? I adore it

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