Resolve to Make Your House a Home in 2013 with Inspiration from Lowe’s Creative Ideas

  Resolve to Make Your House a Home in 2013 with Inspiration from Lowe’s
  Creative Ideas

   Magazine franchise brings leading DIY advice and information to tablet,
   Pinterest and YouTube; Reveals Five Favorite Projects, How-to Videos for

Business Wire

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- December 27, 2012

In February 2013, Lowe’s Creative Ideas magazine will celebrate 15 years of
redefining home improvement. Since its launch in 1998, the magazine has had
one of the largest circulations for a free publication in the nation and now
has a top-rated free iPad app in the iTunes Newsstand, a robust Pinterest
following and more than 1,000 how-to videos available online at

By providing authentic inspiration and helping real homeowners build their
do-it-yourself confidence, Lowe’s Creative Ideas has helped differentiate
Lowe’s as an affordable décor destination.

Top 5 DIY Projects

With the New Year quickly approaching, the Lowe’s Creative Ideas editorial
team selected its five favorite projects  from past issues to help inspire
do-it-yourselfers in 2013 to make stylish, smart and clever updates throughout
their homes, regardless of time or budget.

1. Painted front mat
2. Backyard pergola
3. Terrariums
4. Lemonade stand
5. Vertical gardens

Top 5 How-to Videos

In addition to finding home improvement inspiration in Lowe’s Creative Ideas,
consumers regularly turn to how-to videos for advice and information. In 2012,
the most popular how-to videos on included:

1. How to install a paver patio
2. How to prep for a ceramic or porcelain floor
3. How to build a deck
4. How to build an outdoor fire pit
5. How to install laminate floors

For more ideas and tips that will make your home’s New Year’s resolutions
last, visit Inspirational project ideas from the magazine
also can be found on the Lowe’s Creative Ideas Pinterest boards and in Spanish


With fiscal year 2011 sales of $50.2 billion, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a
FORTUNE^® 100 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at
more than 1,745 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and
Mexico. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s is the
second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information,


Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
Colleen Maiura, 704-758-2282
Jaclyn Pardini, 704-758-4317
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