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9 Best Home Decorating Apps

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016

Whether you are an experienced or amateur interior designer, you can take the help of your smart phone to polish your interior designing skills. You will be inspired by the numerous design apps which take into consideration every little detail of interior design including fengshui, color choice, and furniture arrangement.

These apps even act as virtual designers and digital moodboards. Let’s take a detailed look at the best home décor apps for both iOS and Android.

1 – ColorSnap

[Price: Free]

You can now decorate your home with ease by using ColorSnap by Sherman Williams. You can now use the palette of your favorite landscape, textile, or anything that inspires you into your interior design décor.
The app has the ability to analyze colors of all photo’s scanned using it and match them with William Sherman paints.

2 – Houzz

[Price: Free]
Houzz is one of the best design apps out there. CNN even called it “the Wikipedia of interior and exterior design.” You will find a huge database of more than 5 million home images categorized into different sections including style, room, and location.

You may even save your favorite ideas into an “idea book” and consult it whenever you have the need to.

3 – BrightNest

[Price: Free]

BrightNest is a digital assistant that helps you in staying organized by reminding you of your day-to-day tasks. You can enter in your daily household schedules into the app and set reminders for the time you want to be reminded of them.

Additionally, the app will give practical advice on a variety of topics, and you will be able to accomplish several DIY projects too.

4 – Curate

[Price: Free]
If you’re an art lover, then Curate is an app meant for you. You won’t have to worry about how a painting will look like on your walls because Curate will allow you to try them out virtually.

All you have to do is to upload a picture of your wall and tryout different variations of art available on the app to see which style suits the wall best.

The app can also be used to browse different artworks of famous artists.

5 – HomestylerInteriorDesign

[Price: Free]

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You may call Homestyler a “virtual fitting room,” as well because that’s exactly what the app does. Homestyler Interior Design will let you try on different variants of products including 3-D models of furniture pieces to a picture of your interiors (living rooms, bedrooms, and kitchens).

The app also has a design gallery on which you can post your ideas and also get inspired by other people’s ideas. Moreover, you can contact real designers via the app as well.

6 – MagicPlan

[Price: Free]
You must be aware of the arduousness of measuring spaces and mapping out floor plans but thanks to Magic Plan, you won’t have to worry about it anymore. This handy app tool can measure distances just by analyzing a photo of the space.

MagicPlan comes in handy especially when you have to shop for furniture in accordance with your home’s interior dimensions.

7 – MyPantone

[Price: $9.99]
No need to dispute on color shades anymore, thanks to MyPantone app, which makes it easier to select a suitable color. With the aid of MyPantone, you can communicate color choice effortlessly with interior designers and marketers.

8 – LikeThatDécorandFurniture

[Price: Free]
No need to scour through hundreds of furniture pieces to find the one you’re looking for. LikeThat uses a digital inventory which is able to read images and detect their features as well.

Not only will you be able to find the exact piece of furniture you want, but you will also be able to find similar designs and also get to compare prices

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9 – IKEACatalog

[Price: Free]
The IKEA app will enable you choose the best furniture via its augmentation feature through which you can virtually test each furniture piece to see whether it suits your home.

You should purchase the furniture only of you like it and it suits your tastes. Measuring tapes are outdated and no longer fit in today’s times.

We hope these apps will help you greatly while you set the interior décor of your home.

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