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Cornerstone Victorian Velvet Drapes in pastel

by gummilutt Posted 17th Jun 2015 at 1:23 AM
4 Comments / replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts, 2 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.

Hi my name is Gummilutt and I'm a pastel-oholic. I love pastel colors, and I love matching things. So when I made a wallpaper set in pastel, I wanted to recolor my favorite curtain in the same palette. And so, this set was born.

These are recolors of the base game mesh Cornerstone Victorian Velvet Drapes. My pastel wallpaper set 1 has 32 wallpapers in pastel colors. This set uses the same colors, so you get 32 recolors in shades of blue, green, pink, purple and yellow.

You can see all of the recolors above, as well as a color chart. Files are clearly labeled, so you should be able to pick and choose fairly easily. I've also included a picture showing you how to delete recolors in game, if you'd like to look at them and decide on the spot. You place the drapes, and use the recoloring tool (press R or select it from the UI). Click the drapes, and the recolors will come up in a little box. Mark the recolor you want to delete, and use the little paperbin in the corner.

Files have been compressed with jfades compressorizer.

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If you like these drapes, you should check out the 2-tile version by IgnorantBliss. They will pull textures from the 1-tile version, so these recolors will work for the 2-tile version as well.

Thanks to Numenor for the tutorial I used to learn how to recolor things, and to SimPE for providing the tools needed.

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
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3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
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Lab Assistant
THANKS POST
#2 Old 17th Jun 2015 at 7:55 PM
Loving the link to the 2 tiled version almost as much as the actual recolors - thanks!
Mad Poster
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#3 Old 17th Jun 2015 at 10:58 PM
@sandya You might also want to check the 1-tile and 2-tile versions that pull bedding textures, so you can have drapes that match your beds Also made by IgnorantBliss.

If you have questions on how to use SimPE or WW, you're welcome to PM me.
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 18th Jun 2015 at 6:00 PM
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Originally Posted by gummilutt
@sandya You might also want to check the 1-tile and 2-tile versions that pull bedding textures, so you can have drapes that match your beds Also made by IgnorantBliss.

I'll definitely do that. I love matching bedrooms too. Thanks!
Mad Poster
THANKS POST
#5 Old 28th Jul 2015 at 10:49 AM
I will use these :) Thanks.