When you join a Shea HomesⓇ community, you’ll find homes that feature gorgeous architecture, modern touches, and unique interior design. Whether you’re preparing to move into a new home or spruce up your existing space, we’ve curated a list of five stellar interior design apps to help you find inspiration and stay on-task. Continue reading to select the right one for your style.
When you’re not sure where to begin with your project, Pinterest can help you get organized. With thousands of inspirational photos across dozens of categories, you’ll find everything from funky furniture to pretty paint colors — then create a variety of inspiration boards filled with your favorite finds. While you scroll through pictures of your top looks, you’ll be able to share your inspiration boards with your housemates — and your interior designer — for multiple opinions.
You’ll find design elements from rugs to fabric in this sophisticated app. Schumacher’s “new arrivals” feature keeps you up-to-date on the latest trends, while their book is available for purchase to guide and inspire you throughout the process. Discover wall covering, trim, bedding, and more while you search for professionally-designed home projects to emulate.
One of the go-tos when it comes to design apps is Houzz. In addition to collecting ideas and shopping by department, Houzz allows you to find, communicate with, and hire professionals to help with your remodeling projects. For guidance and insights from previous and current customers, rely on helpful reviews and save high-resolution images to your account. The stunning “My Room 3D” feature lets you play around with the look and feel of your future space.
Step into the 21st century with Color Capture from Benjamin Moore. Browse more than 3,500 paint colors to ensure you find the right fit for your home — the app even allows you to take a photo of a color you love in the real world and suggests shades to match your find. With so many colors in their rotation, you can stay on top of the latest trends and incorporate beautiful hues you’ve snagged from your favorite coffee shop or your friend’s bathroom wall.
Recently acquired by Angie’s List, BrightNest is able to send you personalized reminders to stay on-task throughout your remodeling process. While you take on your own DIY projects, the app provides how-to instructions and tons of interesting interior design ideas. While renovating your space, you’ll also get handy cleaning tips to stave off the “what have I done?” feeling that often lingers at the end of a messy interior makeover.
Shea builds exquisite homes designed to surround you and your family in luxury, style, and comfort. Put your own spin on your decor with tips from these intelligent apps. With access to design professionals — and the ability to color-match almost any hue just by taking a photo — you’re sure to complete your passion project with confidence and style. Share your favorite snapshots with us on Instagram — maybe you’ll inspire your neighbors to bring out their own creativity!