Measuring Rooms

When you are moving, it seems like the “in between time” stretches out to the horizon. To pass the time, I mentally move in and decorate. ( And, mentally win the lottery. )  I plan out rooms in my mind and on Pinterest. (kiddo’s room, Pool, game room…)

I used to carry a note book and have the measurements of each room in my purse, in case a flea market produced the “exact right piece” that I didn’t know I was waiting for, I could check to see if our space would fit the new treasure.
Last time I went to the new house, I had a measuring tape and a graph paper note book, of course. But I had also loaded up Room Scan.
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This app is SO cool. You walk around and touch the walls, and it measures the room for you.

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It was surprising how well it worked. It took a minute to get the hang of it, but then, I ripped around the rooms no problem.

Now, I have all the measurements in my phone!

I had some challenges getting the app to read the ‘cuts’ in rooms that are unusual shapes. Like the living room that has a fire place that sticks out along the main wall. But this could certainly be learned.   I was not able to get the phone to read where the doors are placed. And that would be VERY helpful. I noticed there is a Pro version of the app, available for $19.00. I will think about that. Clearly, I am a “Pro”.

What about you? Do you have some favorite apps to help you track things that used to be in a notebook? Or, do you have an app to help you pick a winning lotto ticket? Just asking.

 

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2 Comments to Measuring Rooms
    • DrRuss
    • I use Documents to Go. I use Excel Spreadsheets to organize my art supplies and then mail them to myself. I can then open them up in Documents to Go and read where ever I am. I do this for glitter colors, watercolor concentrate, ribbon sizes/colors/type, acrylic paints, and paper. This really helps me from buying duplicates whenever I am in a craft/art supply store.

      Another app that I find extremely useful is My Library. It allows me to scan the bar codes of my books and keeps them organized so I can prevent from buying duplicates of those as well. Very helpful.

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