Best Home Decorating Apps

You can consider these apps for any home project! To choose the right colors and furniture to decorate a home can be a big job. There are actually apps that can do that for you and you will find helpful as you make a design to do list.

View In My Room 3D App Example

View In My Room 3D

This takes the guesswork out of online furniture shopping with a new feature on the Houzz App. It allows you to try out products in your home before you even buy them. You can search from over 300,000 items on the House Shop, select 'View In My Room 3D' and a 3D version of the product will pop up in a photo of your space. This way you do not have to regret when you splurge on a statement piece that doesn't look quite right in real time. It is free on iOS.

Color Capture App Example

Color Capture

This is an app that color matches from Benjamin Moore where you can take a picture of something that inspires you and it will match the color to one of their 3500 paint options [1]. You can share your colors with friends via Facebook or Twitter and get a second opinion or even email it and coordinate it with your interior designer. It is free on iOS and Android.

iHandy Carpenter App Example

iHandy Carpenter

This app can bring five essential decorating tools right in the palm of your hand. It's best used for smaller projects like hanging a new picture frame. It costs $1.99 on iOS and android.

Color 911 App Example

Color 911

Color 911 has hundreds of color pallets but you can create your own custom ones also [2]. If you don't know which throw pillows work best you can upload a photo of an item or a room in the app can identify complementary colors. It costs $3.99 on iOS.

Photo Measures App Example

Photo Measures

If you shop for furniture you can jot down all your room measurements and earphones notepad and then try to visualize where it all goes. Or you can download Photo Measures [3]. This is an app that allows you to draw all the dimensions of walls and flooring directly onto a picture of the room. It costs $6.99 on iOS and $4.99 on android. There are also free lite versions.

Mark on Call App Example

Mark on Call

Drawing up a floor plan may sound complicated but this app makes it simple. You can arrange and rearrange pieces in the app using custom measurements and pictures of your furniture and fabric. If you don't like the flow you can start over easily. It costs $4.99 on iOS.

Try On Wall App Example

Try On Wall

This is an app that will help tell you what a gallery wall will look like. You can take a snapshot of your proposed backdrop and then place the images on it virtually. You can even shop for pieces on this app. It is free on iOS.

[1]: Benjamin Moore paint
[2]: The Color911 App
[3]: Photo Measures