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Made to Match Lap of Luxury Sofa Recolors

by AyameS Posted 15th Sep 2008 at 5:08 PM - Updated 10th Sep 2008 at 7:20 PM by AyameS
13 Comments / replies (Who?) - 12 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.

I'm sorry if this took long but I was having the hardest time trying to match the wood recolors of particular objects. But here it is, as close as I can get it, without completely scraping the original designs on the wood.

There are 7 sets of recolors, 3 types of wood along with 23 of my fabric textures from the lap of luxury sofa.

Item recolored are:
Bon Appetite Dining Chair
Chimeway Daughters Saloon Piano
Renaissance Bookcase
Cozy Colonial Coffee Table
Queen Anne Coffee Table
Curvaceous Colonial End Table
Grand Parlour Chess Table

No EPs required.

You can find my Lap of Luxury recolors here and here

I hope this doesn't disappoint.

Additional Credits:
MsBarrows - Lap of Luxury loveseat and armchair
Nengi65 - rug; Cameronsnan for the recolors
Parsimonious - windows

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 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Queen Anne Coffee Table.rar

Size: 139.0 KB · Downloads: 5,250 · 15th Sep 2008
139.0 KB 5,250 15th Sep 2008
Renaissance Bookcase.rar

Size: 87.1 KB · Downloads: 5,211 · 15th Sep 2008
87.1 KB 5,211 15th Sep 2008
Grand Palour Chess Table.rar

Size: 76.1 KB · Downloads: 5,183 · 15th Sep 2008
76.1 KB 5,183 15th Sep 2008
Curvaceous Colonial Endtable.rar

Size: 137.1 KB · Downloads: 5,372 · 15th Sep 2008
137.1 KB 5,372 15th Sep 2008
Cozy Colonial Coffeetable.rar

Size: 102.8 KB · Downloads: 5,374 · 15th Sep 2008
102.8 KB 5,374 15th Sep 2008
Chimeway Daughters Saloon Piano.rar

Size: 146.5 KB · Downloads: 5,502 · 15th Sep 2008
146.5 KB 5,502 15th Sep 2008
Bon Appetit Dining Chair.rar

Size: 677.3 KB · Downloads: 5,709 · 15th Sep 2008
677.3 KB 5,709 15th Sep 2008
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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\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
4. CEP Required: The CEP is necessary for this download to work. Make sure that you have the newest version of the CEP installed. Get it here: The Official CEP Download.

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13 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 11 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
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#2 Old 15th Sep 2008 at 5:30 PM
Very cool idea - its so frustrating that EAxis couldn't make their furniture match better to begin with, and its great when people make stuff match up a bit better.

Reyn Silversong-Sim Architect

Terms of Use-All of my stuff is available for use anywhere that is free. All I ask is credit and a link back to the objects in question, or the house they are featured with. DO NOT POST ON THE EXCHANGE!
#3 Old 15th Sep 2008 at 6:13 PM
Wow -- thanks! Love Maxis Match items and these are really good. Thank you for sharing with us.
Not actually evil.
#4 Old 15th Sep 2008 at 7:38 PM
Disappoint? What nonsense! It's a lovely set. I really want sets like this because they make Maxis items so much more usable. I don't like pieces that match nothing at all and you've been fixing that. Thank you.

Please spay or neuter your pets. --- Cat Music Video! --- my meshes
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 15th Sep 2008 at 7:57 PM
Wonderful, No disappoint - Very proud!! Recently had to start over, overcome my mesh addiction and attempt to having maxis recolors only downloads for furniture. They save loading times and this beautiful recolors makes so much usable now. Not being able to recolor things on mac I thank you for the hard work and sharing! ( The goth's living room will be so nice now )
Field Researcher
#6 Old 15th Sep 2008 at 8:55 PM
wow, theres a novel idea! matching up the furniture!! thank you so much! i have no idea why maxis couldnt match their stuff in the first place, but i love your recolors! they're reallly pretty and great! thanks!!!
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#7 Old 15th Sep 2008 at 9:21 PM
Wow, I'm so happy with the reviews. You guys are awesome!

Originally Posted by skygirl22
Recently had to start over, overcome my mesh addiction and attempt to having maxis recolors only downloads for furniture.

I just got AL and a few new stuff packs and I'm starting from scratch (yet again). I needed to clear out my downloads folder, 'cause I was just sick of how long it took for my game to load. I do have a few build items and some essential walls & floors, but the bulk of my custom content folder has been reduced significantly. I still miss some things but it's so rewarding when load time is only a minute. So recolors and default replacements are the new THING!
Test Subject
#8 Old 15th Sep 2008 at 10:52 PM
Beautifully done, AyameS. Thank you.
Mad Poster
#9 Old 4th Oct 2008 at 6:37 PM
AyameS, I've recently significantly reduced my DL folder and resolve to stick to Maxi recolors as much as possible. Yours are really beautiful and suit my taste perfectly. Kind of elegant and antiquey yet colorful and eyecatching! Thanks for your hard work!!
#10 Old 14th Mar 2009 at 8:30 PM
This is what makes the community great. Creators who take off on a good idea and make it better keep our game playable. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 9th Jun 2009 at 10:28 AM
This is brilliant and a real PC saver! Thank you for making and sharing these with the rest of us!
Test Subject
#12 Old 13th Jul 2009 at 4:03 PM
I love this set! Thanks a lot! I've been so sick of Maxis red Chimeway Daughters Saloon Piano. It never fits in any room because of its boring color. And yet you need it for your simchildren to learn creativity skills. I love you for this set. Now I can make a matching livingroom with plenty of coloroptions! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 15th Nov 2010 at 11:29 PM
TY! I have been DYING for something like this, this has been my biggest gripe with Eaxis from the start; why couldn't they make their stuff match better? I love your colors and fabrics & everything! Now I can reduce my dl folder... I'm horrible on cc! (Compleatly addicted to custom stuffs) But I like it when things match. Now if only there were some decent curtins to match the furniture..... HINT HINT!:-D
Test Subject
#14 Old 1st Jan 2015 at 2:46 PM