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AL Socialite Recolors: Sofa, Loveseat & Chair (6 fabrics & 3 wood finishes)

by Honeywell Posted 21st Sep 2010 at 12:47 PM - Updated 28th May 2012 at 5:12 AM by Honeywell
21 Comments / replies (Who?) - 14 Feedback Posts, 7 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.

Here are some simple recolors of the Socialite Living Room furniture that came with Apartment Life. The fabric colors and wood finishes were chosen to coordinate with the colonial sofas that came with the basegame--the combination has a more contemporary look and is a little less stuffy than with the matching wing back chairs. I think they look great together so I hope you enjoy them too.

Included are six fabric colors and three wood finishes each for the Riveting Rivets Sofa and the Eloquent Divinity Living Chair. The Curvaceous Love love seat is slaved to the sofa so you only need the sofa files for both.

All of the fabrics and wood insets (which can be used with any fabric) are packaged separately so you can easily discard any you don't want.

Fabric Colors:

Wood Insets:
Cherry (shown on the sofas)
Light Wood (shown on the chairs)
Medium Wood (shown on the love seats)

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 Apartment Life
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Size: 542.5 KB · Downloads: 10,150 · 21st Sep 2010
542.5 KB 10,150 21st Sep 2010
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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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21 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 13 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
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Test Subject
#2 Old 21st Sep 2010 at 1:16 PM
Finally! I always thought they were so pompous, eventhough the mesh is very nice!
Top Secret Researcher
#3 Old 21st Sep 2010 at 2:09 PM
These are great! I love Maxis Completer/Extension recolours. There are so many incomplete sets (especially with the newer EPs) that "need" complimentary items. So these are a welcomed addition that give a bit more variety in decorating using mainly Maxis recolors.

I look forward to adding these to my game and my collections!

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Lab Assistant
#4 Old 21st Sep 2010 at 3:35 PM
Very nice. Thank you for sharing.

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Original Poster
#5 Old 21st Sep 2010 at 4:59 PM
Thanks for commenting guys. I agree with you both (Lyannovitch and StephSim) so I'm glad you like the colors.
Field Researcher
#6 Old 21st Sep 2010 at 5:15 PM
Quite a necessary addition to the game! Thanks!
Field Researcher
#7 Old 21st Sep 2010 at 5:40 PM
These are so lovely and they go so well with wallpaper. I love using wallpaper, but so often it clashes with the patterned furniture.
#8 Old 21st Sep 2010 at 5:41 PM
Thank you. They look great, Honeywell. :-)
Forum Resident
#9 Old 22nd Sep 2010 at 4:47 AM
Your recolours make this furniture actually worth using! Thanks! =)

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#10 Old 22nd Sep 2010 at 9:13 AM
These are great, I especially love the green and blue ones. Thanks

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#11 Old 22nd Sep 2010 at 10:03 AM
Excellent set - I loved these AL chairs but the AL Maxis colours were horrid - now they are much more useable. Thank you.
Field Researcher
#12 Old 23rd Sep 2010 at 6:56 PM
Lovely recolors! I can use this mesh with wild abandon now that I have decent colors. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 23rd Sep 2010 at 7:25 PM
Very pretty! I've always liked the mesh but the colors were too specific to be used as much as I would like. Thanks to you, thats changed!! I am having trouble downloading them, however, my computer cannot find a program to open them. I have WinZip, are you using something different?
#14 Old 26th Sep 2010 at 5:46 PM
Thanks for these!
Test Subject
#15 Old 22nd Nov 2010 at 6:04 PM
Thanks,they are AWSOME !
Test Subject
#16 Old 23rd Nov 2010 at 6:39 PM
I love these! Had them, then lost 'em somehow. Now I can't get them to download, though I'm not having trouble on other MTS2 pages today. I'll try again later.
Test Subject
#17 Old 25th Nov 2010 at 10:30 PM
This file still will not download. Its been two or three days since my last attempt. I click the download button, it says done, and nothing happens. This isn't happening with any other files on MTS2, just thought you'd want to know.
Test Subject
#18 Old 25th Nov 2010 at 11:20 PM
Ok, the download link STILL will not work. I've downloaded 50 or more items from this site in the last few minutes, and this link doesn't work. Please check into it, or remove it. Its a lovely set, and I thank you for it, because I have seen it in game, and its gorgeous, but if it will not download, folks won't see it.
Original Poster
#19 Old 26th Nov 2010 at 10:02 PM
Originally Posted by Eve70
Ok, the download link STILL will not work. <snip>
Hi Eve,
I'm sorry you were having issues but I just tried it and it worked fine for me. If you're still having a problem that would be a site issue so if you post in this forum I'm sure someone would be able to help you out with that. Alternately, feel free to drop me a line and I'll up these to a file share site and send you the link so you can have them in your game again--I'm happy you liked them.
#20 Old 16th Jan 2014 at 11:27 PM
I love these colors!!! Thank you for all the hard work!!! Fantastic :) Thanks
Top Secret Researcher
#21 Old 27th Nov 2014 at 7:18 PM
Awesome. Thank you
Test Subject
#22 Old 6th Mar 2016 at 10:11 PM
Thank You