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Dirty Pretty Things - Manor House Washroom Recolor

by phoenix_phaerie Posted 19th Aug 2008 at 4:33 PM
69 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback Posts
This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
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The Manor House Washroom has gone from pristine to broken down, with fine spiderwebs of cracks covering the porcelain, patinaed metal fixtures and peeling paint.



This recolor is a huge departure from what I normally do, but I was inspired to do it while visiting one of my favorite sites, It's a website run by a guy who takes pictures of "urban ruins"--old homes, hospitals (the creepiest ones!), churches, etc.

I have always had a love for things that have had their beauty eaten away by time and/or neglect. I've even got a massive folder on my hard drive (called 'Dirty Pretty Things') filled with nothing but pictures of lovely dilapidated mansions and moldy, forgotten pieces of fine furniture. It's kind of a wonder I've never done anything like this before.

It was really fun to work with all the different textures and such to create this recolor so I hope everyone enjoys it

Please Note: The attached .zip file contains the recolors for both parts (I and II) of the MH Washroom.

Additional Credits:

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#2 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 4:44 PM
I absolutely LOVE these recolors!! The charm of the faded beauty of old things is much more appaling to me than the new and shiny! Thank you VERY much for that!
Test Subject
#3 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 4:52 PM

This is perfect for the manor I've been working on! *Thumbs up*
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#4 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 4:59 PM
These are awesome!

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Test Subject
#5 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 5:00 PM
Best bathroom set I've seen on the site!
Very detailed and great!
If I could give 1000 thanks, I would!(:

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Lab Assistant
#6 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 5:03 PM
beautiful and detailed recolors. thank you!
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#7 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 5:21 PM Last edited by Canoodle : 20th Aug 2008 at 2:15 AM. Reason: Removed off topic bits. Please read the posting guidelines.
Incredible job.....
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 5:35 PM
I love this set. The textures are fabulous. I was wondering if you have any plans to do a similar treatment for your build sets?

Thanks again!
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 5:53 PM
Amazing textures...not overdone, which I've seen a lot of recolors do...these are beautiful--and thanks for the link!

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#10 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 5:57 PM
Simply gorgeous. I had been using your manor house washroom in my older houses because of its undeniable style, but the shininess didn't quite fit the theme. Now it's perfect! Thank you for sharing so generously.
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 6:10 PM
Sadly, I am all to familiar with these textures in RL! Great job!!!!

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Lab Assistant
#12 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 6:46 PM
the texture's brilliant!! wooo!

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Test Subject
#13 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 6:52 PM
thanks so much for these, great job. I also would like to know where to get the archway, it's lovely and goes well with this set, if you would be so kind to tell us . thanks again! they're beautiful!

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#14 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 7:32 PM
Old,Dirty,Yet Still Pretty Stuff For Once!Would You Consider Doing More Furniture Like This Then We Could Have A Old Run-Down Mansion And Make Our Sims Live There With The Spider's And Ghost's While They Restore It lol

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#15 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 7:37 PM
This is nice. I've always had a thing for run-down urban or rural things. Very nice.

Sure. Fine. Whatever.
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#16 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 7:50 PM
Oh wow! This is gorgeous! Sooo gorgeous! You do really great work! Thank you

And thank you for sharing the website with us! I just went there and fell in love with his work! It's amazing!
Field Researcher
#17 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 7:57 PM
Oh my, this is absolutely beautiful.
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#18 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 8:10 PM
this will fit just perfectly in my haunted hotel!
absolutely, wonderfully, beautiful job on the textures phoenix_phaerie, thank you
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 8:26 PM
Thank you! I love it!
Field Researcher
#20 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 9:17 PM
Love them they are perfect.
#21 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 9:18 PM
I am drooling right now over this very creative, hauntingly beautiful, wonderfully aged,
creation. Stunning work! Thank you so very, very much for sharing with the rest of us!!!
Eminence Grise
#22 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 9:55 PM
Wow, these are beautiful I'd been resisting downloading your set because of performance concerns, but this recolor broke my resolve Will be great for making some classic apartments!
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#23 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 10:10 PM
Gorgeous!!! Thank you so much for sharing.
Test Subject
#24 Old 19th Aug 2008 at 11:35 PM
I wish I could click the "Thanks"-button a hundred times.
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 20th Aug 2008 at 2:15 AM
These are amazing! You are amazing! I can't wait until this set is complete -- I have a tribute home just waiting to be outfitted!

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