Courtney Act’s Sydney residence is eclectic, vibrant, and bigger than life — very similar to Courtney herself!
Final yr, the long-lasting drag queen and performer moved again to Australia and into her first residence. At the moment, the residence was a easy collection of empty white areas, like ‘a mom of pearl field’, with a ravishing view of close by Bondi Seaside and headlands.
‘I didn’t have any furnishings as I had moved from abroad, so I wanted to begin from scratch,’ Courtney says. ‘And I knew that I wished a drag room, match for a queen.’
However the true catalyst behind this renovation was Courtney’s touch upon an Instagram publish by furnishings model, SARAH ELLISON. She shared that she’d fallen in love with their luxurious FLOAT couch and its retro-inspired silhouette, paying homage to the sunken lounges and dialog pits of the Nineteen Seventies.
It didn’t take lengthy for this remark to rapidly evolve right into a collaboration between Courtney and the SARAH ELLISON. workforce, who helped not simply with the furnishings, however with an entire residence redesign, turning the house right into a ‘periwinkle palace’!
‘It began with the brown-chocolate velvet FLOAT couch, and the whole lot went from there,’ Courtney says. The encompassing interiors complement its wealthy chocolate hue with numerous shades of Courtney’s favorite color — purple — utilizing lavender, periwinkle, and hints of gold.
‘We lined virtually each floor and introduced heat in with new oak flooring, textured seagrass wallpapers and linen drapes in a heat oatmeal tone that actually make the area really feel like a heat embrace,’ SARAH ELLISON. co-founder and CEO Leigh McKeown says.
‘Courtney is bigger than life, and we have been decided to create a house together with her that mirrored her and the way she lives.’
The addition of a custom-made bouclé banquette created a useful nook to showcase Courtney’s whimsical objects and daring artworks. However Courtney says the glowing, crown jewel of the two-bedroom abode is her drag room.
‘Most individuals would have made the biggest room their main bedroom, however I truly made it the drag room,’ Courtney provides. It’s half walk-in wardrobe, dressing room, and YouTube studio, that includes with wall lined with wigs, an enviable shoe assortment, and a vibrant wardrobe most can solely dream of.
Courtney describes the finished residence as her personal tongue-in-cheek tackle the normal ‘bachelor pad’. We will’t get sufficient of it!
Watch the complete residence tour within the video above!