Holiday Dazzle

. December 1, 2016.
Valko_Moore28

PHOTOS BY MICHAEL NEMETH

By Pat Nowak

valko_moore36

We previewed the home in summer and Tim Valko and Jim Moore talked about their holiday decorating which merited a look for our December issue when holiday decorating is such an important part of the season. The pair has been putting together their decorations for over 20 years.

valko_moore21

The stunningly decorated home is shimmering in good taste. Each room has a different theme. The living room tree is ablaze in multi color lights and gorgeous ornaments. It is accompanied with Christopher Radko hand blown finials placed on the piano and throughout the room.

valko_moore6

The entry is a vision in white, with a tree festive with Robin Schultes blown glass ornaments – which can be found at the Toledo Museum of Art Store.

valko_moore1

The most unique tree, however, was the Sci-Fi tree in the den – what fun, eclectic decorations. The detail on the ornaments is amazing and many were done by Victor Chiarizia, an innovative glass artist with works in many galleries in the US.

valko_moore32

Their hard work takes weeks to unpack, place and take down but it is easy to see how much they enjoy the season. While the trees were exciting many nooks were decorated for fun, including the bar area and lower level.

Trending

Weekend Trips A Few Hours Away

Ohio Caverns Est. drive time: 2 hours 2210 E. SR 245 | West Liberty 937-465-4017 | ohiocaverns.com Known as “America’s Most Colorful Caverns,” there are two separate tours to choose from, which both allow you to learn about the site’s rich history and natural beauty. The Historic Tour takes place in the original exploration area

Parenting The Second Time Around

When grandparents become parents to their grandchildren.

Child Protection Bill Protects Families

Julie Malkin is the Director of Communications and Government Relations, Lucas County Children Services. Currently, a number of legislative changes are underway that are dramatically impacting child protection on both the state and federal levels. Federal support The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) was signed on February 9, 2018 by President Trump. It reforms

Their Best Side is Outside

Toledo Express Airport offers flights to Punta Gorda, Florida.