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Picked upload! Fresh Wall Lights

by Snowhaze Posted 2nd Nov 2017 at 6:15 PM - Updated 3rd Nov 2017 at 1:49 PM by Snowhaze : added to credits
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
With the latest patch EA graced us with Diwali Celebration themed objects. Among them were several strings of lights.
I was surprised to discover, when I tried them, that though they glowed prettily, they did not produce any light.
Lights that don't light up?
Isn't producing light the whole point of lights?

Well, there was no way I was going to let that stand.
I chose the shortest strand of lights and turned them into... well, lights.
Yay for Illumination!

I didn't stop there.
I shrunk them down so you could have more decorating options, and added color, lots of color, as well as new bulb shapes: snowflakes, sunflower bulbs and double bulb sets.
Four types of bulbs, 36 colorful options in all.
That's without including the bulb combinations you can create yourself by using a strand of double bulbs and adding any other type of bulb strand. (No cheats required.)


Looking for some ideas of how you can use your new lights and how to combine them? Check out the images above for suggestions.




Fresh Wall Lights can be found in Lighting under Wall Lights.
The price per strand is: 20 Simoleons




Note: All lights produce a soft, warm white glow. Using multiple strands will increase the intensity of the light. Due to the type of mesh this uses, the color and intensity of the illumination cannot be changed.



Polygon Counts:
LOD 0 Hi:16
Lod O Hi Shadow: 16

Additional Credits:
Sims 4 Studio
Blender
Gimp 2
ArtRage 4
Maxis mesh by EA
Recolors, mesh edits, and bulb designs by me.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 4
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Fresh Wall Lights.zip 635.1 KB 1,670 2nd Nov 2017
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
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