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Sunshine and Mints

by yadarya Posted 1st Feb 2012 at 10:40 AM
19 Comments / replies (Who?) - 4 Feedback Posts, 15 Thanks Posts
Hello again!

I have noticed that people seem to enjoy small base game homes, so I have decided to share this little project with you.

I have named this cottage Sunshine and Mints, because the tiling in the kitchen somehow reminded me of rainbow mints, which my grandmother used to share with me in the summer time.

Sunshine and Mints Features:

Upper Level- 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, small reading nook.
Main Floor- Entry into kitchen/dining area, opens onto small living area. (Burglar alarm, and carefully hidden fire alarm included)
Basement- Has a fresh coat of paint, but is left entirely to your customization needs.
Outside- Very, very small but well manicured garden.

Lot Size: 1x1
Unfurnished Lot Price: 12, 334
Furnished Lot Price: 19, 425

Lot Size: 1x1
Lot Price: 12,334- 19, 425

Additional Credits:
Jonha for the ever-essential Anygame Starter 3.

Armiel for Builder's Island where I can build on flat lots and take great screenshots.
Tags: #micro, #starter, #cottage, #2BR, #No, #CC

Number of bedrooms: 2 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
Built with Game Version:
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Sunshine and Mints -by Yadarya.rar

Size: 1.19 MB · Downloads: 2,586 · 1st Feb 2012
1.19 MB 2,586 1st Feb 2012
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!
19 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 15 Thanks Posts
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 11:26 AM
thanks! this is very nice! I love it!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 11:41 AM
Very nice. Can't wait to try it out.
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 2:43 PM
This is really cute and compact! I really love the colors! Thanks!
Test Subject
#5 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 3:05 PM
Aw, I love this! I dont usually download houses, but this a must have! Keep it coming! I like the prize too.
#6 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 3:29 PM
So cute house.
Constant Contestant
staff: moderator THANKS POST
#7 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 6:59 PM
I like the single bedroom, even thought it's so tiny.
#8 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 7:07 PM
I'm a bit surprised how spacious the house looks inside, it doesn't look like that from the outside. Adding a basement is also a great idea. I love the roofing and the colours very much. It's a lovely little house.
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#9 Old 1st Feb 2012 at 9:44 PM Last edited by yadarya : 2nd Feb 2012 at 11:07 AM.
Thank you for the kind comments, everyone!

Originally Posted by karen lorraine
I like the single bedroom, even thought it's so tiny.

I'm glad you like it. I built the outside shell of the home first, and I wanted to squeeze a second bedroom in there somewhere. I usually hate little closet bedrooms, but I tried to keep it cute and functional.
Test Subject
#10 Old 2nd Feb 2012 at 7:15 AM
Thanks! What is the lot size ? 15x15, 20x20, ?
Top Secret Researcher
#11 Old 2nd Feb 2012 at 7:46 AM
I love small lots and this is really cute!

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Original Poster
#12 Old 2nd Feb 2012 at 11:11 AM
Originally Posted by pcsbvba
Thanks! What is the lot size ? 15x15, 20x20, ?

It is a 1x1. On MTS you should always be able to find the lot details in the post. In this case, it is at the bottom.
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 3rd Feb 2012 at 4:39 AM
Such a cute house. I especially like your use of little "nooks and crannies" for 1x1 items.
Rabid Recoloring Renegade
staff: senior moderator THANKS POST
#14 Old 3rd Feb 2012 at 11:08 AM
I love this little darling of a home. My Mom used to have those candies in the house when I was growing up. Thanks for the memories!
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 3rd Feb 2012 at 7:27 PM
Muy bonito!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 4th Feb 2012 at 5:34 PM
I love the interior colors! Wonderful sweet and calming
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 16th Feb 2012 at 2:18 AM
This is adorable!
Test Subject
#18 Old 20th Feb 2012 at 7:19 PM
Very cute! I've been looking for a new home for my sims, and this one definitely fits the bill!
Field Researcher
#19 Old 17th Apr 2012 at 10:38 AM
Love it. Love the soft colors. Thank you.
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 29th Sep 2013 at 2:22 AM
I had to leave a comment even though this is an old upload. I had some problems with my game (just like everyone else) and for some reason the stupid launcher barfed out all my houses even though I had put them in Downloads. At any rate, this one at the top of my list to find and re-install. I love this little house, and if placed on a larger lot it has all the expansion capabilities of a future family home. Thank you so much for this adorable lot!