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Two Country Floral Stencil Patterns, 2 sizes each, clean and dirty versions

by Srikandi Posted 16th Jun 2009 at 6:56 PM
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Stencils used to be widely used to decorate walls, textiles and other objects, and the craft is having a resurgence today. They're well-suited to Sims 3 patterns, because they're usually painted with semi-transparent paint in a gradient style, which can be mimicked using semi-transparent channels. In all these patterns, the background color will show through the foreground to some extent.

I offer here two designs, daisies and roses. The daisy pattern is ideal for walls and textiles; the rose design is especially good for wall and floor tiles.

Each design comes in two sizes and "clean" and "dirty" versions. The dirty versions have an adjustable dirt layer. Adjust towards black for heavier dirt, towards white for fading (which is particularly good for these patterns).

Roses: In Tile and Mosaic. The dirt layer on the rose design can be adjusted to give a marbled or unevenly glazed look to the tiles. Some floor tile materials in the game will shrink the pattern to the tile, so experiment to get the size you want.



Daisies: In Paint. The small size works well on clothing; both sizes are good on walls and upholstery.



Additional Credits:
Delphy and Hysterical Paroxysm for tools and teachings, designs modified from http://free-stencilingpatterns.com/newfreepat.html and http://theinspirationgallery.com/ .

In-Game Category: Paint

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

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Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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Test Subject
#2 Old 16th Jun 2009 at 8:13 PM
ohhhhh very cute. will be good for my country homes
Test Subject
#3 Old 16th Jun 2009 at 11:01 PM
Us adjusting the dirt intensity was a brilliant idea! Love it! Long live grunge
Top Secret Researcher
#4 Old 17th Jun 2009 at 12:27 AM
Very nice! Thanks for making these.

I've made some mods for The Sims 1 -- yes, The Sims ONE :-) -- which you can find at http://corylea.com/Sims1ModsByCorylea.html
Top Secret Researcher
#5 Old 17th Jun 2009 at 5:26 AM
These patterns are really well done and the dirt hannel is a huge plus! I realize I now have a lot of your textures in my game so thank you for all your hard work
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 17th Jun 2009 at 8:02 AM
wow these are awesome thanks a lot
Test Subject
#7 Old 17th Jun 2009 at 11:25 AM
Very cute thankyou
Test Subject
#8 Old 18th Jun 2009 at 2:37 PM
This is exceptionally pretty -- we need more subtle, pretty and realistic custom patterns to go along with the garish repeating symbols.
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#9 Old 4th Jul 2015 at 3:24 PM
These are lovely. They remind me of my grandmom's old house and the house of her's we bough which she lived in in the 40's.
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#10 Old 5th Feb 2021 at 11:38 PM
I love these floral patterns so much! These patterns make me so happy!