15 Interior Design Apps You Need To Download Before Your Reno

These are def going to replace Instagram as your most-used app.

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Havenly

There's a million and one things to think about when renovating a house — or even just decorating a room, for that matter. From which wall art to select, to how to level wall hangings, to how to arrange furniture, and which color palette to opt for, your head is probably spinning out of this dimension just trying to stay on top of it all, but help is here. These apps will simplify your design life in a major way, and most of them are free! You don't need an interior designer, but you do need a mobile carpenter.

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Obvious, but needs to be stated. When you don't know where to start, start with .

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iHandy Carpenter
iHandy Carpenter

No toolbox? No problem. For $2, you can get a plumb bob, surface level, bubble level bar, steel protractor, and a steel ruler. On demand.

itunes.apple.com

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Houzz
Houzz

CNN dubbed this the Wikipedia of interior design, so it needs to be at the top of your home decor app arsenal. It's got 16 million+ high-res images of interiors (and exteriors!), you can the photos or annotate them, shop from over 10 million products, read reviews, save from featured sales, and even use the View in My Room 3D feature to see what products would look like in your space.

Download for free on or

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Havenly
Havenly

This app will have your back when you're in desperate need of an interior designer, but have zero budget allowance for expert advice. Pick a designer (or a quiz will match you with one), personalize your design and collaborate on ideas together, and then receive a visualization of your finished space. You can even shop a curated list of products.

Download for free on

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iHandy Level
iHandy Level

Nothing says tacky like misaligned wall art. Make your space look as polished as possible with this app that helps you level, measure angles, and check the verticality of a wall or aligning furniture.

Download for free on or

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Charish
Chairish

It's basically Poshmark for decor. Sellers can upload pictures of furniture directly to the app, and the company takes care of payment, shipping, and returns.

Download for free on

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Artfully Walls
Artfully Walls

Choosing art isn't as easy as it seems, and scrolling through thousands of options online can be borderline anxiety-attack inducing. That's where this app comes in — it has a "try-on wall" that'll help you decide on the best arrangement for your space — before you start putting holes in the walls.

Download for free on

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Color Capture
Color Capture

If you see a color you love, snap a photo and the app will you give suggested paint options to match it. It's got more than 3,00 paint colors, so you're guaranteed to have options you'll love.

Download for free on or

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Morpholio
Morpholio Board

This app is a go-to for interior design professionals. It blends mood boards, shopping lists, specs, and cut sheets into one, so project management becomes much more seamless.

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MagicPlan

Take a photo of your space and this app will turn it into a floor plan. You can even export them in PDF, JPG, and DXF to with design professionals or real estate agents.

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Measured
Measured

Users can measure a space/object with their phone camera while using this app. You can also save the specs if you need to call on them quickly in the future.

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Hutch
Hutch

Upload a photo of your room (or use one of their custom templates), then start designing by swapping different items in or out. You can even buy the products you use straight off the app, so it's a one-stop shop.

Download for free on or

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BrightNest
BrightNest

If you have trouble staying organized when it comes to everything home, you need this app. It'll send you personal reminders, give you instructions for DIY projects, provide cleaning tips, and interior design ideas. BRB, downloading now.

Download for free on or

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Color911
Color911

You can use this app to create and save color palettes from the 80+ color themes. You can also create a palette based on a photo.

itunes.apple.com

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IKEA Place
IKEA Place

Every IKEA addict needs this app. Now you can easily see if your furniture finds will look good in your space, without having to make the trek down to the store.

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