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Planters: Floor & Wall

by porphyria259 Posted 18th Jan 2012 at 3:53 PM - Updated 19th Jan 2012 at 12:29 PM by porphyria259
28 Comments / replies (Who?) - 5 Feedback Posts, 20 Thanks Posts
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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
There are 19 meshes in all, recolorable, and base game compatible. EA had some good bones so I started with EA meshes for most of these, tweaked, twisted, and gave them a whole new purpose.

These planters act like surfaces and can therefore hold any of the plants I've created. Each has multiple slots but you'll have to play around with the plant placement a bit. I created them this way so that you can make a plant arrangement however you'd like and then move the entire pot wherever you want!

Oh, and a heads up...the Wheelbarrow and Large Urn planters have some pretty high polys. Sorry, but they were such a neat idea I had to do it!

They can also be used with the standard plants that EA has provided. They won't sit directly atop the planter, and you'll have to use the moveobjects on cheat, but layering them can produce a nice effect.

All of the hanging planters are shiftable. The hanging box planters can be shifted to fit to a specific window, or shifted to a specific height for fences. The hanging wall and ceiling planters shift as well giving you more options for varying ceiling heights. The last part of my next plant set will include some flowers that will fit these nicely...stay tuned!

Polygon Counts:
Hanging ceiling planter10storage>misc128v95f
Wall hanging planter10storage>misc287v190f
Wheelbarrow planter20storage>misc1406v1527f
Asian bucket30storage>misc526v498f
Hanging box planter fancy30storage>misc242v162f
Hanging box planter30storage>misc129v114f
Federal planter square40storage>misc407v252f
Paris planter square40storage>misc856v566f
Clay vase in stand45storage>misc711v726f
Half barrel planter45storage>misc92v90f
Rounded square planter45storage>misc216v245f
Square contemporary planter45storage>misc297v160f
Origami planter small55storage>misc96v54f
Fancy planter60storage>misc681v832f
Federal planter rectangle60storage>misc407v252f
Paris planter rectangle60storage>misc1184v862f
Rounded rectangle planter60storage>misc260v270f
Origami planter large65storage>misc112v78f
Large urn planter120storage>misc2183v2790f
Tags: #plants, #planters, #pots, #garden

Style: Antique Modern Not Applicable
Room: Outdoor
Maxis Flags: AddOn

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 3
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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.).

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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.
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 18th Jan 2012 at 6:36 PM
Wow, you really went all out with this! Nicely done!
#3 Old 18th Jan 2012 at 8:37 PM
Wonderful!! Thank you so much!!!
Test Subject
#4 Old 18th Jan 2012 at 9:10 PM
This is amazing thank you so much its just what I needed for my houses!!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 18th Jan 2012 at 9:34 PM
That's! Thanks a lot!
Forum Resident
#6 Old 18th Jan 2012 at 10:41 PM
Beautifully done and superb mapping!
Test Subject
#7 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 4:31 AM
Awesome! Thanks!!
Field Researcher
#8 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 7:12 AM
This great! Exactly what the game needed. Keep up the good work.
#9 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 9:54 AM
You have done a wonderful job. Your planters are now a must have. Thank you so much for making and sharing them.
Top Secret Researcher
#10 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 11:49 AM
Always on the lookout for more plants...really lovely job with these!
#11 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 4:55 PM
Woohoo!!! Great idea and thank you for sharing
Test Subject
#12 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 6:32 PM
good work! It's very well done and usefull, thank you!
Field Researcher
#13 Old 19th Jan 2012 at 8:30 PM
A must-have :D
Test Subject
Original Poster
#14 Old 20th Jan 2012 at 6:05 AM
Thanks all, I'm glad you like them!
Field Researcher
#15 Old 20th Jan 2012 at 6:33 PM
These are OSSIM! I'll have to mark this as a fave download.
Blenderized to Pieces
retired moderator THANKS POST
#16 Old 21st Jan 2012 at 5:03 AM
Nice job! thanks!
Test Subject
#17 Old 22nd Jan 2012 at 4:58 PM
You have no idea how much I have been using these today already! Thank you!
Test Subject
#18 Old 14th Mar 2012 at 4:59 PM
These are so wonderful! Will you be adding more plants? And is it possible to make the EA OUTDOOR plants fit onto these? That would really rock my world!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#19 Old 15th Mar 2012 at 10:30 PM
Originally Posted by Seriphina
These are so wonderful! Will you be adding more plants? And is it possible to make the EA OUTDOOR plants fit onto these? That would really rock my world!

Thanks! Yes I will be adding a couple more sets in the near future - I'm thinking about adding some flowers and vines if all works out well. Unfortunately there's no way to make the EA plants sit in these BUT some of the plants look like they are sitting in the planters with the moveobjects on cheat. :D
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 31st Mar 2012 at 11:56 AM
very detailed and lovely , Thanks!
Test Subject
#21 Old 24th Apr 2012 at 8:33 PM
I couldnt find the planters in game, your plants are there in garden built mode. what category are the planters?
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 26th Mar 2013 at 11:58 AM
any chance of recloning these with the new EA plantable planters then we wouldn't need to use a cheat to place the plants. The Ea planters came with supernatural i think and are in decorative objects/plants there are three styles but I like yours and would like to use them in game.

There you go, and Wherever you go, There you are.
Test Subject
#23 Old 12th Jan 2014 at 9:42 PM Last edited by bubblegum__14 : 13th Jan 2014 at 6:31 AM.
I love your planters!

What about making them plantable like supernatural planters? Will you do it? If not should I do it and upload it with a link to this site?
By the way, can you make the hanging planters a little bigger? I tested real/growing plants and the clipping is horrible.
I must have HANGING planters or at last MORE planters!!!
#24 Old 15th Jun 2014 at 9:16 PM
Great work-I am sure to enjoy- thank you for sharing....
Test Subject
#25 Old 13th Mar 2015 at 1:27 AM
Thanks You Girl I Love Your Man....Satan And Me With You...
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