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DeLena Ciamacco is a well-known, respected Top Producing Realtor in Central Ohio. Her myriad of accomplishments, recognition, and professional credentials as they relate to Real Estate, make her a perfect individual to provide insight to the masses on all aspects of Real Estate sales. Her creativity and honest approach to marketing Real Estate has enabled her to succeed in her career. DeLena’s philosophy is “An educated and well prepared Buyer or Seller is a smart Buyer or Seller”. Her desire is to inform the public, by pulling from her 20+ years of Real Estate sales & Marketing, what is necessary to get to a successful closing in these challenging times.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

OPEN HOUSE IN COLUMBUS!

OPEN HOUSE!
by Rich Johnson
Sunday, April 3rd, 2-4 pm
3864 Bernard Pl, Columbus, OH 43224

ONE OF THE BEST IN THE AREA! Completely remodeled and updated throughout. New carpet and wood floors throughout. This gorgeous 4-level split has an open first floor that flows into the Kitchen and Dining Room. Newly installed granite counters and cabinets in the Kitchen. Both Bathrooms have been updated with new vanities and tiled shower. Lower Level Family Room displays a beautiful porcelain tiled fireplace and new carpet. Lower Level features a 4th Bedroom that could be used as a home Office. Basement has been partially drywalled so it could quickly be turned into additional Living Space or a Children's Playroom. New fence encloses a huge yard with a storage shed. This is a must see!! It will not last on the market. 4 BRs & 2 Full Baths. Over 1,600 SF! Only $147,900!

OPEN HOUSE IN CHILLICOTHE!

OPEN HOUSE!
by Amy Green
Sunday, April 3rd, 2-4 pm
2561 Marietta Rd, Chillicothe, OH 45601

This home is a MUST-SEE!

THE OPPORTUNITIES ARE ENDLESS! Custom built home with huge, Two-Story Foyer. Custom woodwork and hardwood floors throughout. Chef's “Dream” Kitchen with island, corian countertops, cherry cabinets, large pantry, two dishwashers and two ovens. Two First Floor Master Suites with private Baths. Stone, floor-to-ceiling wood-burning fireplaces in Den & Family Room. Finished Lower Level with wet bar and Theater/Craft Rooms. Archways, pillars, water filtration, mechanics garage, bocce ball court & much more! Wrap-around & screen porches with breathtaking views. Outdoor Kitchen, fireplace, 10x32 in-ground heated pool and pergola. This horse lover’s “Dream” includes a 5-stall horse barn, hay field, tack room with Bath, wash stall & outdoor riding arena. ~10 acres of pasture with 3-rail, white fencing. Close to Great Seal State Park. Must see to believe! 6 BRs, 4 Full & 3 Half Baths. Over 6,600 SF! Zane Trace schools. Only $849,900!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Make your own masterpieces - freshly painted focal points for any room




(BPT) - Still love the overall design scheme of a space, but feeling a little bored? The best way to breathe new life into it - without revamping the entire area - is by creating a new focal wall. Instead of a decal, stencil or pricey artwork, make a statement that's one-of-a-kind with a little creativity and painter's tape.

Heavy patterns on every wall can be overwhelming; adding zest to just one is your best bet to make a positive impact. Before you begin, scan the room to determine the best wall to update. When you enter the space, where do your eyes naturally gravitate? If it's an area that you love, amp up the style to make it really stand out. But if it's something that catches your eye for all the wrong reasons, pick a different side of the room. Repositioning the focal point will draw attention away from the elements you don't like or can't easily change, like architectural features, window placement or heating and cooling returns.

Once you've determined where you're going to paint, it's time to think about what. Here are a few easy ideas to get the creativity flowing.

Awesome artwork

Purchasing oversized artwork can be pricey - ranging anywhere from hundreds to even thousands of dollars. Don't shell out a ton of cash to add personality to an empty wall when it's easy to make your own art. Bring your design ideas to life with new FrogTape Shape Tape - a painter's tape cut into unique patterns that allows you to quickly and effortlessly create works of art on walls, accessories, furniture and more. The three Shape Tape patterns - Wave, Scallop and Chevron - can be positioned on surfaces in various ways to achieve different results; by staggering the tape or varying the placement widths, you can make your own impressive designs. Best of all, patented PaintBlock Technology on the edges of FrogTape Shape Tape helps prevent paint bleed and leaves precise lines, keeping your artwork looking sharp. For more information visit frogtape.com.

You can create one oversized piece of art directly on the wall, or paint a number of smaller canvases that can be arranged as a DIY gallery. Whatever you choose, you'll have a new focal point that will surely serve as a conversation starter at your next get-together.

Natural touch

Creating a mural on one wall is extremely popular, especially one that helps bring the feel of the outdoors inside. Trees are an easy element to paint on any wall. For a sophisticated look, keep it simple with silhouettes. Use painter's tape to create the outline of birch trees from the floor to the ceiling, leaving six to 12 inches between each trunk. Paint all the trees using the same color. Be sure to use a shade that coordinates with the rest of the room, or a neutral like white, gray or beige delivers a crisp look.

Fabulous faux framing

If your house is lacking interesting architectural features like decorative molding, you can mimic the look with paint and painter's tape. Measuring and installing the real deal can be time-intensive and tedious, but using paint is an easy way to dress up a space without the cost and labor of installing numerous pieces of trim. From crown molding to wainscoting, using paint to imitate intricate trim work will add high style to your home.

For a stunning makeover, apply painter's tape three feet up from the floor along the entire wall to emulate a chair rail. Then, add additional squares and rectangles in a repeating pattern below. Apply a fresh coat of paint in a color that coordinates with the original wall color; and once you remove the tape, you'll have crisp lines that look like molding... without all the work.

Next time you're looking to spruce up a space, think beyond painting your walls a solid color. With a little imagination and painter's tape, you can design eye-catching rooms throughout the entire house.


Family fun that is quick and delicious, easy and nutritious




Making your own version of your favorite take-out meals at home means you can control the amount of sodium and fat your family is consuming without compromising on flavor. If you stock your freezer with whole-wheat pita and your pantry with healthy pasta sauce, you will always have the base for a perfect Pitazza at a moment's notice.

Healthy cooking tip: To add protein to your Pitazza without the extra sodium, roast a whole chicken. Remove the meat and store in your fridge. Freeze the bones for when you have spare time to make your own, low-sodium chicken broth.

Prep time: 8 minutes

Bake time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Serving Size: ½ pita

Calories per serving: 202

Ingredients:

• ½ cup (125 mL) Healthy Choice Garlic and Fine Herb pasta sauce

• 1 90g whole wheat pita, split in half to make 2 circles

• ½ cup (125 mL) finely sliced peppers (red, orange and/or yellow)

• ½ cup (125 mL) sliced mushrooms

• ¼ cup (50 mL) minced red onion

• 2 tbsp. low-fat feta cheese crumbled or your favorite low-fat cheese

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 400F/205C.

• On large baking sheet arrange pita bread

• Spread ¼ cup (75 mL) Healthy Choice Garlic and Fine Herb tomato sauce evenly on each pita half

• Top with ¼ cup (50 mL) each: peppers, mushroom and 2 tbsp.(25 mL) red onion.

• Evenly sprinkle crumbled feta cheese; bake for 12 minutes or until the pita crust is golden.

• Slice Pitazza into two pieces, serve with garden salad.

Tip: Top with diced chicken for an extra protein punch

Tip: Make it Naanzza using low fat, low sodium naan bread


NEW LISTING IN DELAWARE!

JUST LISTED!
~362 Inverness Ave.~
THIS HOME HAS IT ALL! Amazing golf course, wooded views and extensive upgrades! Two-Story home on ~1/4 acre golf course lot overlooking the 13th fairway! ~3,000 SF on 3 finished levels! Italian ceramic Foyer. First Floor Den & Laundry. Vaulted Living Room with plant ledge. Two-Story Great Room has granite fireplace, new floors and a wall of windows! Kitchen with white cabinets, corian countertops and new appliances. Spacious Master Suite has Sitting Room, walk-in closet and whirlpool Bath. Finished Basement has Recreation Room with new carpet (2016) and Half Bath. Intercom, 6 panel doors, multi-level deck and much more! 4 BRs, 2 Full & 2 Half Baths. Olentangy schools. Only $319,900! Call DeLena today!


NEW LISTING IN LEWIS CENTER!

JUST LISTED!
~2154 Alum Village Dr.~

THIS HOME IS PERFECT! Over 2,600 SF on 3 finished levels on a mature treed, ~1/4 acre lot! Gorgeous, new engineered wood floors throughout the main level 2014. New carpet 2016. Fully applianced, island Kitchen with wrap around maple cabinets, new granite countertops and new Stainless Steel appliances. Great Room has gas fireplace and walks out to a custom patio. Master Suite has walk-in closet and whirlpool Bath. Newly finished Lower Level has Recreation Room and Family Room. It has all been done for you, just move right in! 4 BRs & 2.5 Baths. Olentangy schools. Only $279,900! Call DeLena today!



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