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Chez Moi Teen Bedroom

by phoenix_phaerie Posted 20th Dec 2006 at 4:25 AM - Updated 9th Nov 2007 at 8:48 PM by phoenix_phaerie : to give some French lessons...
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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.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
This is a bedroom set created for your teenage female sims.

For some reason, my small mind thought that "Chez Moi" (my house/home) would be a really cute and original name for this set. Unfortunately, my small mind forgot that there is a kitchen counter ALSO named "Chez Moi".
By the time I realized it, I'd already made several objects and their names/file names using "Chez Moi".

So this particular set has nothing to do with the Chez Moi counter. It's named for the territorial nature of teenage girls and the French country-like styling of this set.

It features 3 wood color choices: mahogany (I love mahogany), rustic white and sleek black.
There are also 3 main color themes: lavender blossom, pink and green argyle, and blue stripes.
All color choices come built into each object (sorry--but it's only three). You can mix and match the wood and fabric options. Some choices go better with others of course.

The set also features lovely crystallized pulls on the furniture. I created the effect by flipping the normals for the knobs to get a more realistic result. So if they ever appear slightly "inside-out" at certain angles, that's why.


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As usual, no new upload would be complete without my disclaimer:
Due to the ornate nature of this set, there are very high poly counts! Know your computer's limitations before downloading.

Items: (Poly count in parenthesis)
  • double daybed (5448)
  • single daybed (4504)
  • 3 bedding recolors
  • bookcase (1582)
  • 3 curtain recolors
  • dresser (2703)
  • desk (1918)
  • desk chair (992)
  • endtable (1316)
  • mirror (1046)
  • rug (8)
  • table lamp (746)
  • corkboard (162)
  • window seat (1190)

Object Notes:

-ChezMoiBedroom.rar contains all the meshes, while ChezMoiBedding contains the bedding. If you want the matching bedding you MUST download the bedding file.

-The curtains are a recolor of the 'Ultra Funky Clothes Curtains' and also affects the 'Loft Curtains'.

-Mirror requires Nightlife. All other objects are base-game compatible.

-The mirror is placed high up as it is meant to go above the dresser. Your sim can still practice speach/romance with the mirror, but they will lean through the dresser to do it, and it looks odd. Mainly I just made this mirror for show and not utility.

-There are both a single and double bed available for this set. They are DAYBEDS and are designed to be entered from one side. Place them against a wall will keep your sims from entering from the wrong side.
It's also best to place them against a blank wall because the back is thin and curtains, low pictures, etc. will bleed through.

The double day bed is meant for one person design-wise. Two sims can sleep in it, but it will look a bit funny when the other enters.
Because all single beds take up the entire tile width, it was hard to get the backboard to not bleed through the wall. As a result, the back of the single bed is a little wonky, but it's purely cosmetic and won't cause any problems to your game


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Edit: Novemeber 11, 2007

Jeezum Crow. I don't know how many people are going to correct me on the title of this set. I really didn't want to write this into the download post itself, but I think it needs to be said.

I took French for 5 years. One of those years was at college level. I think I know what "Chez Moi" means!

WMStang -Chez Moi can mean "my place", but that is not it's exclusive meaning. "My house" is the most accepted meaning of "chez moi". This is something most people learn in beginning French!

DAinfinity -using the possessive "ma" or "mon" with the preposition "chez" is NOT grammatically correct in any way shape or form--unless you are talking about the house of someone else (i.e. chez ma cousine--"at the house of my cousin")

kanga2-you are mistaken. The French word for kitchen is actually cuisine. Chez can mean office or store as well, but NOT kitchen.


This set is properly named, and I really don't want to hear anything else about it


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Credits, terms and other info:

Credits-This set was created using SimPE and 3D Studio Max. It also requires CEP.

Thanks to Jasana BugBreeder for helping me figure how to do animations with 3DSmax.

Terms-You may recolor this set, but you canNOT clone it! You may also include it in houses and lots, but NOT if you are uploading to the exchange or any paysite (exception is TSR). If you recolor this, don't host these files anywhere else. Please link back so that downloaders can get the actual set here. Please give full credit if recoloring or adding to a lot. Thanks.


Collection file added! Recolor templates coming soon.


Don't forget to download the bedding. They are NOT INCLUDED WITH THE MESH FILES!

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

Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
ChezMoiBedroomCollection.rar

Size: 1.6 KB · Downloads: 103,720 · 22nd Dec 2006
1.6 KB 103,720 22nd Dec 2006
ChezMoiBedding.rar

Size: 530.3 KB · Downloads: 103,991 · 20th Dec 2006
530.3 KB 103,991 20th Dec 2006
ChezMoiBedroom.rar

Size: 2.47 MB · Downloads: 116,542 · 20th Dec 2006
2.47 MB 116,542 20th Dec 2006
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
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Lab Assistant
#76 Old 14th Jan 2008 at 9:09 AM
this looks awesome
and for the people who
made you post telling
them you know the meaning
of the words are idiots
why would anyone use
a meaning and not know
what it means??
Lab Assistant
#77 Old 17th Jan 2008 at 5:16 PM
Once again phoenix, another beautiful set! Oh and btw chez moi is the RIGHT way of saying it! translation direct to english often sounds odd but in french it is the correct way!

Thanks again pheonix!
Test Subject
#78 Old 10th Feb 2008 at 3:03 PM
I love this set! I also feel the need to extend my apologies for having to put up with silly people who don't know French; I've taken less than a year of French and I've been taught well that "chez moi" is the perfectly proper way to say "at my house". Le sigh. Anyway, thanks so much for the gorgeous set, my teens (and adults!) will love it!
Lab Assistant
#79 Old 25th Feb 2008 at 5:16 AM
Absolutely stunning, I don't know how I missed this!
Lab Assistant
#80 Old 25th Feb 2008 at 6:09 PM
Wow! This is such a cute set, thanku so much 4 sharin :D
Field Researcher
#81 Old 11th Mar 2008 at 7:30 PM
I adore this set, I probably abuse it! But--I'm having a big issue with the desk. I've tried redownloading just the desk several times, and it does nothing. The desk appears in the buymode catalog, but when I go to place it, I come away with nothing, no placeable object at all. This isn't the first time I've had issues with custom desks, but I know it's not that my (base) game has a problem with custom desks, because I have a couple of setless custom desks kicking around my game. Any ideas?

(Copypasta, sorry.)
Test Subject
#82 Old 15th Mar 2008 at 1:46 AM
This is an absolutely beautiful set, thank-you so much for making it with such attention to detail! It is truly elegant!

By the way, does anyone know of any re-colours of this fabulous mesh, especially with regards to the fabric options?

Once again, beautiful design!
Lab Assistant
#83 Old 7th Apr 2008 at 11:22 PM
Gorgeous!

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Test Subject
#84 Old 26th Apr 2008 at 5:03 PM
i downloaded this like awhile ago but i never said thanks soooooo thanks xD

Life is unfair to those who can't comprehend their mistakes
Instructor
#85 Old 2nd Jun 2008 at 4:07 AM
Very cute. Good colors, too. Thanks for sharing!
Lab Assistant
#86 Old 5th Jun 2008 at 8:56 PM
This is lovely!

For those of you that have no understanding of differnet lanuages, just because the words are set up in the order Chez Moi doesnt mean they are read that why, that is common knowledge i think for anybody, let alone people who have studied it for 5 years! Why on earth make such stupid comments about such a wonderful piece of work? So stupid! But every fourm has those random people I guess.

Life is a curious game..
Test Subject
#87 Old 20th Jun 2008 at 12:08 AM
This is probably my favorite bedroom set. <333 I adore it!
Lab Assistant
#88 Old 25th Jun 2008 at 12:08 AM
I am excited about these. My teen rooms need a pick-me-up! Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#89 Old 27th Jun 2008 at 3:28 PM
I'm impressed by all of your work, and I've got a modern version of the art deco period ready for some of these that you may also like to try some of your stuff in, like the new bathroom and the subway tiles. It looks excellent.
Forum Resident
#90 Old 13th Jul 2008 at 6:00 AM
I really like this. There are not far too few teen rooms available for download.
Test Subject
#91 Old 13th Jul 2008 at 5:04 PM
It is gorgeous!!!!!
PS-What is a collention file? I'm just confused. Help will be greatly apprecaited!! :D
Test Subject
#92 Old 6th Aug 2008 at 9:05 PM
J'adore cette chambre ! Je me permets d'écrire ce commentaire en français puisque tu as l'air de bien parler cette langue. Ce set est vraiment magnifique, félicitations !

Par contre... "Chez can mean office or store as well, but NOT kitchen." Je ne suis pas d'accord avec toi, ou alors tu parles d'une autre langue que le français.

Anyway... Congrats, this is an awesome bedroom set !
Test Subject
#93 Old 15th Aug 2008 at 10:25 PM
I tryed to put it in my game but i only got the curtains...N e help?
Test Subject
#94 Old 15th Aug 2008 at 10:26 PM
Someone Help me i cant get tthe whole room set in the game i only got the curtains
Test Subject
#95 Old 15th Aug 2008 at 10:33 PM
Thank you sooo much
Test Subject
#96 Old 21st Aug 2008 at 1:58 PM
Thank you for this set. I like the purple bedding the best.

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Test Subject
#97 Old 6th Sep 2008 at 2:30 AM
Thanks so much... I love them all.
Lab Assistant
#98 Old 18th Sep 2008 at 2:21 PM
The set is absolutely gorgeus, but I have a problem with desk. I tried re-downloading it, didn't help. It shows in catalogue to be picked, but when I pick it it doesn't show to be placed, also recolors are not shown.

I have only base game, so I deleted the mirror from Downloads folder - didn't help.

Do you have any idea why it is like this? Thanks in advance for help.
Test Subject
#99 Old 26th Nov 2008 at 3:40 PM
Love it! And it's good to see someone knows French! Not many people do... but I've taken a good deal of French, and just so you know (for corroboration) you're right. Sorry about the trouble you had.
Lab Assistant
#100 Old 22nd Dec 2008 at 9:37 AM
I really love this; it's very personal and feminine (but not over the top). Thank you for sharing this awesome set!

ALSO: It's irritating when you come across of smart-alecs, amirite? There are people who always think that they know better...as a French-speaker (French and English are my native languages), I can't help but laugh my ass off at their mistakes, it's hilarious.
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