10 Creative Home Improvements to Spend Your Tax Refund On

Home sweet home, they say.  How does it sound to make that dwelling space, just a bit more sweeter by sprucing things up a bit? I’m guessing pretty good, right?

Thank you, Uncle Sam.

While most of us won’t receive a hefty enough refund check to do any major kitchen updates we can however, with some planning and simple strategy, make those dollars stretch just a bit farther than planned.

Here are a few ideas that can help make your space feel as you’ve invested some money and/or sweat equity for a peace-of-mind payoff.

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  1. Hire an organizing pro to help you Spring clean. You’ll knock-off two birds with one stone here.
  2. Buy a new rug or accent décor and add that pop of color you’ve been looking for.
  3. Popcorn-away those ceilings and instantly update your space.
  4. Update your lighting and/or ceiling fans.
  5. Buy some new decor for your entry way.

With the warmer temperatures, comes the flowers and the need to get outside more and enjoy the outdoors – even if that outdoor space is your patio.


  1. Plant some flowers and greenery around your front door and walkway to add some simple curb appeal and enjoy that outdoor space a bit more.
  2. Create a sitting-spot with a fire pit to enjoy those soon-to-come warmer nights.
  3. Buy some new patio furniture and cushions – the set that you may have had your eye on for a few seasons.
  4. Buy the kids a new swing set to play on – entertaining for both the kiddos and the adults.

So there you have it, a few creative and inexpensive ways to spend your tax refund on. How will you spend yours, I’d love to know!

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