In this wonderful era of apps and software for anything you can think of there are some very cool decorating/designing tools out there to help you plan out, lay out, furnish, and paint (just to name a few). Here are some fun techie design options to help you "technorate" your space.
Pick your perfect paint colors with the ColorSnap app for Iphone by Sherwin Williams. This free application lets you identify a color palette, get help determining complimentary colors, and save your color combos as you work through your house projects.
Design a very customized floor plan with a huge variety of architectural options, color choices, textures, furniture and very exact measurements down to the centimeter (even the furniture!) to help you think through every detail with Floor Planner. You can do a one shot deal for free or buy a package for as low as $29 a year. You can also go demo the site and have some fun designing your dream home!
Or go for the gold and redesign the whole house virutally! HGTV Home Design and Remodeling software allows user's to create designs from scratch or upload pictures of their current spaces and completely remodel them.