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17 Handy Apps Every Home Design Lover Needs

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1. Adornably

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This app takes the guesswork out of buying new furniture; you're able to take a picture of your space and actually see how new pieces would look within it. Furnish does the same thing, with different retailers like IKEA and West Elm.

6. Mark on Call

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This app does everything from helping you develop floor plans through the conclusion of your project. It's basically like having an on-call interior designer in your pocket*.

*But he can breathe and stuff.

15. BrightNest

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Whether you're making over your home or just going about the day-to-day business of living in it, BrightNest provides helpful step-by-step guides and DIY tips for everything from painting a room to unclogging a toilet.

17. Houzz

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Like Pinterest, Wikipedia, and Craigslist for home design all rolled into one. Even if you're not ~actually~ working on a real project at the moment, this app is so addictive that you'll want to pretend you are.