Home Outside Palette: A landscape design app for anyone, anywhere

Home Outside Palette

Home Outside® Palette is a landscape design app that offers everything you need to create beautiful designs wherever you are. It’s fun, FREE and easy to use–try it today!




“I can’t imagine a designer who wouldn’t want to have this on their phone or tablet. I’ve tried this app … it’s a great tool for a ‘quickie’ design that you can show clients … and then refine as you like.”

Garden Design Online

“Not only is this app a blast to play with, but it allows you to save your ideas and map out everything from shrubs to patio furniture! So start updating your landscaping and give your exterior home some love!”

The Real Estate Dirt


  • Twenty-seven palettes of hand-drawn elements offer almost everything you might need for your landscape design
  • Sample designs to inspire or get you started
  • Simple tap-and-drag functionality
  • Resize, Rotate, Undo/Redo, Duplicate, Flip, Group
  • Choose from 15 different background colors
  • Import an image as a background, useful for importing a digital image of your property plan
  • Layers: create different layers for your design, lock/unlock and make them visible or invisible
  • Save designs in your personal gallery or photo stream
  • Share designs on social media
  • Friends can edit one another’s designs and email them back and forth




OR unlock only the features you need:


  • Sketch Tool (allows users to draw garden beds and other free-form shapes with an eraser and brushes of different colors, widths and opacity)
  • Map Tool (This highly accurate mapping tool based on Google Maps allows you to drop pins at the corners of your property and import the map image with measurements into the app as a background.)
  • Snap to grid (elements snap to guidelines, can be turned on/off in Settings)
  • Rulers (visible at edges of design; can be turned on or off; user selects feet or meters)
  • North arrow (appears with Map Tool)
  • Notes (allows users to tag elements in their designs with typed comments or descriptions)
  • Animated Figures (a palette of animated elements—a person, dog, cat, bird, and car—that move through your design)



  • Includes three new palettes—Event, Wedding, and Party—with 50 functional, beautiful, and fun elements for planning your special event (indoors or out).
  • Also included is a Counting Tool to help you keep track of the number of seats you’ve placed for your guests.
  • From the tents and tables to the chafing dishes and disco ball, these brand-new palettes let you plan the perfect celebration.



  • Includes four specialty plant palettes: Shrub, Perennial, Grass, and Container.


“If you are having trouble plotting and planning your garden, then you want to download Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio’s Home Outside Palette…So easy. So cool.”

– Christy Marshall of St. Louis Magazine

“Upload this one as a gift on the phone of your spouse, partner or friend — for sure, it’ll be one of their favorite presents this season.”

Garden Design Online