Measuring Cup Display

Easier access to measuring cups, measuring equivalents and cute kitchen wall decor all in one. After I saw this great idea I had to make it! Turning a great idea into something anyone can do!
Find yourself a cheap, boring print and frame from the thrift store, or reuse one that you are sick of in your house (that is what i did).
Make sure it has a cardboard backing, or similar, something sturdy so you can mount your measuring cups onto it.
This was the back of the frame after I turned the print around.
I ordered the vinyl cuttings from a friend who has a silhouette cutter, and they turned out great! You can buy them off etsy as well, I have found similar designs for 10-15$.
I chose not to paint the back because I liked the color that the backing already had.
I arranged the prints how I wanted them.
I made sure to measure where things were to be placed, to make sure they lined up properly when I applied them.
For the hooks: I used old bamboo pieces from a necklace and staples that fell out as I turned the painting around in the frame. I just hot glued them on and waited for them to dry before I put the cups on.
BE CREATIVE. You don't have to spend a fortune on good ideas.
I have seen others use command hooks, but that wasn't going to work with me because this was a compulsive crafting moment and it was late and stores were closed, so I improvised.
Hot glue and staples.
I was very hesitant to hang this for fear that it would not work, but I did it, and it worked! Everything hanged nicely.
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3 questions
  • Jude
    Jude
    on Dec 4, 2016

    Did you erase your pencil lines when you had it all completed?

  • Lilanie
    Lilanie
    on Apr 1, 2017

    Hi What is the measurement of the photo frame?

  • Rambie
    Rambie
    on Apr 6, 2017

    How adorable! Thanks for the idea. I am redoing my kitchen and this will fit in nicely. Great job

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  • Ardenia Russell
    Ardenia Russell
    on Nov 13, 2018

    I’ve seen it put on the back (inside) of a cupboard door...

    Looks great...

  • Elizabeth Hunt
    Elizabeth Hunt
    on Aug 27, 2019

    I am going to show it to my 8 yr old grandaughter and ask her if she wants to make it for mommy for Christmas.

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