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Marram Farmhouse Furnished

by alverdine Posted 8th Sep 2016 at 8:02 AM
21 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts, 12 Thanks Posts
I finished furnishing this ages ago but ended up hating it (don't ask what's going on with the pool house, or any of it for that matter), however I figure it should be uploaded anyway or else it's just time wasted.
So here it is - a house, with furniture!

Specs: 3 bed, 3 bath, 1 study, 2 parking spots, open plan living, dining and kitchen, small pool, lots of fireplaces (too many fireplaces), pool house/rec room/IDK what, spa, and a laundry/mudroom. Everything's been upgraded to either fireproof > unbreakable > improved. Play-tested.

EPs & SPs: all of them except for Katy Perry, 70s, 80s & 90s, & Movie Stuff.

Required but not included:
Get the unfurnished version here if that's your jam (also has more shots of the exterior).

Enjoy!

Lot Size: 40x40
Lot Price (furnished): 221,926
Lot Price (unfurnished): 114,439

Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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

Sims 3 World Adventures Ambitions Late Night Generations Pets Showtime Supernatural Seasons University Life Island Paradise Into the Future + 6 SPs
Built with Game Version: 1.67
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
alverdine_MarramFarmhouse_Furnished.zip

Size: 3.73 MB · Downloads: 5,544 · 8th Sep 2016
3.73 MB 5,544 8th Sep 2016
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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.
2. Select the .sims3pack file you got from extracting.
3. 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.
5. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Select the house icon, find the lot in the list, and tick the box next to it. Then press the Install button below the list.
6. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the lot to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
7. Run the game, and find your lot in Edit Town, in the premade lots bin.

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.


Need more help?

If you need more info, see Game Help:Installing TS3 Packswiki for a full, detailed step-by-step guide!
 
21 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts, 12 Thanks Posts
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Test Subject
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#2 Old 8th Sep 2016 at 1:45 PM
Very nicely done Alverdine! Looks great!
Destroyer of Worlds
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8th Sep 2016 at 2:33 PM
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Destroyer of Worlds
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#3 Old 8th Sep 2016 at 2:34 PM
Leaving a non-admin comment now to say that I really love this lot (I don't understand what you don't like about it)! The colors are really wonderful and blend well together to make the home look elegant but cozy at the same time.
Instructor
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#4 Old 8th Sep 2016 at 3:46 PM
@heaven - hanging plant is from ITF, wall art is from UNI (with the stencil removed and a pattern CASted on it instead), and those diamond patterns are from either "geometric" or "paint". Some of the chequered patterns can be turned into diamonds or crosses if you make two or more channels the same colour.
Thanks for the compliment! Can't really say why I don't like it - I just usually end up hating most things I make, probably from looking at them for so long lol. Also, after spending so much time looking at pretty, CC-packed houses on Tumblr then trying to furnish with EA content only, it's like >:(

@mspoodle1 - thank you dearest <3
Destroyer of Worlds
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#5 Old 8th Sep 2016 at 7:39 PM
Thank you for checking on those for me! Shows you how long I've been out of the interior decorating game! And I know what you mean about EA only content (believe me), but you're great at it. If I ever decided to accept outside builds for GB, I'll come knocking on your door!
Top Secret Researcher
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#6 Old 9th Sep 2016 at 2:08 AM Last edited by attuned : 9th Sep 2016 at 3:44 AM.
Browns and greys and taupes and white, achieving elegance and hominess- amazing!

FYI- and perhaps this is not news, some builders have been using Decorator's Best Friend by Virtual Artisan OR NRaas Debug Enabler instead of OMSP. These cause less lag and downloaders do not need the mods, because objects will remain where you place them when the lot is downloaded. There is a thread about this: http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=566648 especially posts 4 & 5.
Scholar
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#7 Old 9th Sep 2016 at 3:05 AM
I just absolutely adore your houses and how you furnish them. You might not be happy with it but my sims will be. Because I am!
Test Subject
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#8 Old 9th Sep 2016 at 9:49 PM
This is just lovely
Tartan McBadgerface
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#9 Old 12th Sep 2016 at 8:25 PM
Beautiful :) Thank you so much for sharing!
Test Subject
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#10 Old 15th Sep 2016 at 8:55 AM
It looks amazing! Truly stunning! The Reshade settings you used here seem different than the ones you posted on your tumblr. I love these Reshade settings because it's so bright and light..sharp and beautiful. any chance you remember which settings you used? Or can you tell me what to change about your tumblr settings to get this light/bright look? THNQ!
Instructor
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#11 Old 15th Sep 2016 at 10:04 AM
@SY_89 I think I only used Depth of Field and maybe Lumasharpen, but I also edited them a teensy bit in PS to bring up the brightness with curves. I don't like to change the way preview pics for downloads look too much
Test Subject
#12 Old 26th Sep 2016 at 9:00 PM Last edited by SY_89 : 26th Sep 2016 at 9:36 PM.
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Originally Posted by alverdine
@SY_89 I think I only used Depth of Field and maybe Lumasharpen, but I also edited them a teensy bit in PS to bring up the brightness with curves. I don't like to change the way preview pics for downloads look too much


Thank you! I played with Reshade a bit and I think my game looks good now. sometimes my screen gets very dark when Ambient Occlusion is on but then I just turn it off.

Instructor
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#13 Old 27th Sep 2016 at 10:43 PM
@SY_89 oh yeah are you talking about that glitch where the ambient occlusion blacks out everything except for a small rectangle in the upper left corner of the screen? Super annoying! Don't know what causes it.
Test Subject
#14 Old 28th Sep 2016 at 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by alverdine
@SY_89 oh yeah are you talking about that glitch where the ambient occlusion blacks out everything except for a small rectangle in the upper left corner of the screen? Super annoying! Don't know what causes it.


Yeah that exact glitch. I think Ambient is not made for the Sims 3. I saw I couldn't turn it on for the sims 3 in my nvidia control panel either. So I guess it's just not for the sims 3 haha
Test Subject
#15 Old 10th Nov 2016 at 2:00 PM
Thanks for this beautiful lot! One question, where did you get the backpack and coat rack in photo 9?
Instructor
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#16 Old 13th Nov 2016 at 6:00 AM
@MaliMalibu my pleasure
The backback and coat roack is actually a kid's one from Seasons (the one with 3 colourful stars above it, but I moved it into the wall to hide them by using this mod) and the shelves used are from Into the Future
Lab Assistant
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#17 Old 23rd Nov 2016 at 8:33 PM
What world is the house in ?
Instructor
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#18 Old 25th Nov 2016 at 12:27 PM
Test Subject
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#19 Old 19th Jan 2017 at 6:51 AM
love it!
Lab Assistant
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#20 Old 16th May 2018 at 6:15 AM
Hello your game looks very nice, what lighting mod do you use? thanks!
Field Researcher
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#21 Old 26th Feb 2020 at 7:57 PM
This is hands down one of the best decorated TS3 houses I've ever seen! The curb appeal is mind-blowing, every detail from patterns to traffic flow screams perfection. Love it!