• More than 240 000 orders per year
  • Customer service in 3 languages
The product was added to your shopping cart.
Go to shopping cart

Make your own photo rope

Individual photo ropes that appeal to all ages
Author: Marnie Rogers, Firenze
Online since: 27/11/2007, Number of visits: 431670

Photo rope with home-made magnets

My last year's Christmas craft project was to make a photo rope, from which to hang photos, notes, cards etc. for each member of my family. For that purpose, I was looking for different small objects that would match the personality or taste of the recipient, and that I could use to transform them into decorative magnets with your super magnets.
Materials needed
  • Metal wire * (e.g. accelerator cable from moped)
  • Small, personal objects, such as shells, animals, stones, etc.
  • Neodymium disc magnets **
  • Adhesive UHU MAX REPAIR
  • Decorative weights
* Tip for the purchase of metal wire: Bring a small magnet to the home improvement store and test the wire for its magnetic power!
** Depending on the size of the objects, use disc magnets in different sizes and heights. Special recommendation: Discs 10x3 mm.

The making of photo ropes

  1. Cut wire to the desired length
  2. Create a loop on one end of the wire so that the wire can be hung from the wall or ceiling.
  3. On the other end, attach a decorative weight so the wire it will hang straight.
  4. Glue the magnets on the back of of the small objects and let them dry.
It was a lot of fun to create these gifts and they were also very well received!
Note from the supermagnete team: If you don't want to make your own ropes, you can purchase photo ropes from our shop and use the magnets that come with them for decoration. Even more convenient: Select a ready-to-go photo rope with fun deco magnets.

Go to photo ropes

The entire content of this site is protected by copyright.
Copying the content or using it elsewhere is not permitted without explicit approval.