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 DIY'ers

MOORESVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 projectsfrom 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 at


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, visit


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