MLiving Home January 2016

. January 4, 2016.
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by Pat Nowak

It might be the influence of her years working at Disney World that propels the whimsical magic seen at the Wolf Creek condo of textile designer, Lynne,  and her husband Dan (a business and leadership coach), Saad in Holland.

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The home, built in 1988, sits on a ravine which allows gorgeous views of nature, year round. The interior design mixes vintage animal prints with eclectic art, producing a dynamic that makes one smile. Stepping into this home immediately leads to an ‘Oh Wow’ thought.

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Neutral wall colors and artfully placed wallpaper are perfect for the bold touches of primary colors that appear in the glass, art and moving, whimsical sculptures. Oriental rugs adorn the floors throughout the home.

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Both enjoy collecting unusual pieces — including the eye-catching weathervane — on their travels both domestically and internationally. The home is used extensively for entertaining; the perfect place for whimsy gone wild.

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