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6 Free Home Decorating Apps You'll Love

by Cathy Carr

Overhead shot of a woman looking through paint and fabric swatches on a wooden table.

Have you been bitten by the home design bug? Are you chomping at the bit to rearrange your space into a fresh new look? Furniture from our store is a great place to start, but before you shop, you may need a little help planning out the basics of your reno.

If you're the do-it-yourself type, there are plenty of free apps out there that can help you get started on your new home decor adventure right from your phone. With the help of these app store gems, your space will be another step closer to becoming the home of your dreams!

 

Houzz

Free for iOS and Android

Home inspo, expert advice, and great decor? There's not much that Houzz can't do! It's the perfect place to kick off your home decor adventure -- their blogs have helpful pointers on making the most of your space, plus you can find local contractors to help you put your ideas to work. The app even has a new feature then lets you virtually add furniture to your space using pictures of your home, so you know exactly how that chair you've been eyeing at our store will look in your living room!

Smith Home Remodel

Free for iOS and Android

If Houzz is the place to kick things off, Smith Home Remodel is where you get serious. Get the basics of what it'll take to complete your project, no matter how big or small, and connect with people who can help you get the job done. This app is great for DIY-ers and delegators alike -- it tells you exactly what you'll need for your dream home and how to put it all together, whether you're going it alone or getting some help from our associates and design experts.

 

Havenly

Free for iOS

The ultimate in decor inspo! Havenly lets you chat with real designers and get decor ideas perfectly tailored to your tastes. You'll even get a mockup of how your new style will look based on your home's floor plans! All you'll need to do is stop at our store and find all those stellar furniture pieces at an affordable price.

 

ColorSnap

Free for iOS and Android

Don't get stuck searching for that perfect paint color -- with this app, you can take any photo from your phone and find a matching Sherwin-Williams paint shade. Loving that pink sunset you saw on vacation, or the particular shade of green the hills near your house turn in spring? Just snap a pic and get those gorgeous hues on your walls in no time! Benjamin Moore has a similar app called Color Capture if their shades are more your taste, and Adobe Color CC helps you create color palettes based on any picture you want.

 

MagicPlan

Free for iOS and Android

Don't stress about jotting down measurements of every corner of your house before you start browsing for new furniture at our store. Just pull out your phone and let MagicPlan do the rest! This is an app that really lives up to its name, providing perfect measurements of your space using just your camera. It's -- you guessed it -- just like magic! With this handy app, you'll never have to suffer the heartbreak of falling in love with one of our furniture pieces, only to discover it won't fit in your space.

 

Morpholio Board

Free for iOS

This pro-level app is made by interior designers, for interior designers, and is available to anyone with an iPhone or iPad! Morpholio Board is really a dream come true for the detail-oriented, letting you manage every aspect of your home redesign. It helps you create mood boards, generates spreadsheets to keep track of all the products you need, and so much more.

 

Laying the groundwork for a major decor project has never been easier with the help of these apps -- so pull out your phone and get started! Then, once you're organized and inspired, stop by our store and get real about redecorating. We have all the furniture and home decor you need to transform your space into the home of your dreams, and our expert associates are here to make your redecorating adventure go right.