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Picked upload! Pottery Barn Cynthia Bedroom

by HugeLunatic Posted 14th Mar 2010 at 10:21 PM - Updated 11th Apr 2010 at 4:02 AM by HugeLunatic
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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.
I've updated with a set for base game. I messed up my archive files so the original ones required Pets. The Base one does NOT have the FT bookcase in the archive. If you have anything after Pets that one will work for you anyway.

This bedroom set was requested and inspired by the Cynthia Pottery Barn set. It has taken me over a month to finally get this done, but in the end I think it was worth all the screaming and cussing over the mapping.

This set has 6 meshes total, and I have used the Master/Slave method for this entire set. The main mesh is the double bed, and the frame/wood portions of all other meshes are slaved to this. For the fabric of the cushion and headboards, these are slaved to Jonesi's Bed Blanket.
A note about the padded headboards - these are not attached to the bed but placeable separately. They are designed to fit perfectly in place when placing normally or with the M&G quarter tile cheat, if you have AL then they will also move up/down.

Master Mesh
  • Double Bed
  • Jonesi Bed Blanket - Separate zip in case you don't have this

Slave Meshes
  • Bench
  • Bookcase - Books are slaved to the Base game Value Bookcase
  • End Table
  • Dresser
  • Single Bed

  • The bookcase that is cleverly designed as an open cabinet has 4 added slots.
  • The end table has two slots
  • The dresser has 2 slots that sit on top of each other. Weirdness with the route that I haven't pinned down yet.

The default color is the dark mahogany. You will notice the single bed has a white recolor and I have included this as well.

This -is- the low poly version. Yes when I first started it was actually much higher. I changed the drawer handles to reduce them by about half. Also those curvy legs are adding alot to the polys. The beds are not too bad, they are lower than some Maxis beds, but the polys for the one tile objects is a bit on the high side. But I was trying to match an existing design. Only you can know if your computer can handle higher poly meshes, but realistically your not going to be placing multiples of each item on a lot.

Polygon Counts:
Bench - 276
Bookcase - 1914
Double Bed - 2804 (bedding same as Maxis)
Single Bed - 2804
Dresser - 1780
End Table - 1752
Padded Headboard - 124

ScreenShot Stuff:
Blue/Green Walls - Aura interior (reflect at MTS)
White wood walls - Lilymayrose at Simcastic
Light wood floor - Sims in Paris
White wood floor - loco (can be found at Sims Cave)
Large white windows - tbudgett at MTS
Tulip Painting - Mesh by me here, recolor by amythestfenix at my site
Valances - Jonesi bedding match by me at my site
Curtains - Holy Simoly recolor by amythestfenix at my site
Rug - Echo (white) & nengi (pink)
Lamps - buggybooz
Bedding recolors by amythestfenix at my site

I've no idea who the rest is by...

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
HL PotteryBarnCynthiaBedroomBASE.rar

Size: 1,020.6 KB · Downloads: 33,404 · 11th Apr 2010
1,020.6 KB 33,404 11th Apr 2010

Size: 231.1 KB · Downloads: 36,795 · 14th Mar 2010
231.1 KB 36,795 14th Mar 2010
HL PotteryBarnCynthiaBedroom.rar

Size: 1.32 MB · Downloads: 42,064 · 14th Mar 2010
1.32 MB 42,064 14th Mar 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
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Lab Assistant
#26 Old 11th Apr 2010 at 4:27 AM
Originally Posted by HugeLunatic
Ok, I've updated with the base game file. So if you have below Pets get the Base rar.

Thanks Begoth Princess for pointing this out for me.

Bed works great but now i notice that the head board and end table board are blue like the error blue. Not sure didnt test it too much I will today and let ya know. But everything else works. Thanks again for all the help!
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#28 Old 19th Apr 2010 at 1:40 AM Last edited by Begoth_Princess : 19th Apr 2010 at 2:23 AM.
Originally Posted by HugeLunatic
Make sure to delete caches and thumbs, the blue is pesky and likes to hold on.

Oh my gosh.. Im so sorry i know i have to be a pain in the but by now... I dont know how to delete cashes and thumbs. Or even where to find them. Im so sorry. Could you Explain? Again i really do appreciate all your help. Im such a noob ^_^


Apparently I'm not as much of a noob as i thought. I found a tutorial on how to delete them and loaded my sims again and it was still blue. I read a little further and it said if you have blue items or flashing blue and have just loaded new EP's ((wich i had (OFB and APL) right before i got the new link for the new edit)) that i would need to re install CEP So i did that and it was still blue then I read the description "Requires jonzie bedding..." <remembered, I had deleted it before you had given me the updated version for my game> So i re downloaded the bedding and it worked. :face slap: I really am a noob! I'm gona go finish the bedroom!

Again thanks so much for everything! ^_^
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3rd May 2010 at 1:02 AM
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Test Subject
#29 Old 11th Jun 2010 at 6:32 AM
Hi i downloaded your bedroom set it is amazingly awsome. but im curious how to get the throw blanket on it? and how to get the coloured bords, its just showing blue. i downloaded the base set and the the other thing. i have been trying to get it work all day for hours and hours obsessivly, i red the installer thing i did all the steps right??
Test Subject
#30 Old 16th Jun 2010 at 4:33 PM
What a beautiful set, it is just what I have been looking for! But I seem to have some problems with the beds. Everything works fine first, but my game crashes every time my sim goes to sleep. I loaded the base game set. Did I mess something up or why it won't work properly?

Thanks anyways.
Field Researcher
#31 Old 2nd Apr 2011 at 4:17 AM
LOVE!! Thank you so muchh<3
Test Subject
2nd Apr 2011 at 12:18 PM
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Test Subject
#32 Old 4th Sep 2014 at 8:36 PM
thank u!^_^
#33 Old 15th Sep 2014 at 12:13 PM
Thank you very much
Test Subject
#34 Old 13th Nov 2014 at 11:12 AM
Gorgeous bedroom with fantastic recolors! Thank you!
Test Subject
#35 Old 22nd Mar 2015 at 6:30 PM
You are not going to be good for my downloads folder. I can see this already. :-)
#36 Old 9th May 2015 at 11:54 AM
Simple and great, just what i was looking for!
Thanks for sharing :D
Test Subject
#37 Old 12th Jul 2015 at 2:48 AM
Wow! Thanks for this bedroom.. I saw it and I thought... Cynthia - my first name... whew.. ok, thinking I am recovering here.. LOL
It is lovely and I thank you ever so much for offering it here... Hugs from TheGrumpyOldGal (Cynthia)
Test Subject
#38 Old 19th Jan 2017 at 8:14 PM
I wanted to thank you so much for this creation. I have been try to find furniture for my cottages. These are perfect. :)
Test Subject
#39 Old 30th Jul 2020 at 5:49 PM
Thank you and God bless in 2020!
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