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Recolour of XMSims Blue Bedroom Curtain

by discordkitty Posted 9th Jul 2006 at 12:16 AM - Updated 26th Sep 2006 at 12:51 PM by discordkitty : Added more recolours
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Update: The purple recolour has been redone to better match the open blinds recolour

I've added the file here, it's named the same as the original purple recolour so you can just overwrite the file.

I'm starting to learn how to recolour objects and here is my first attempt at this - I thought they turned out rather well. Thanks to mts2 for the great recolouring guides

They are a recolour of the 'Curtain 1' curtains/blinds found with this xmsims bedroom set: http://xmsims.com/sims2/ehtm/object...m/bedroom04.htm

I really liked them but I didn't like being limited to only blue, so I did a pink/rose shade recolour as well as a purple/lilac shade recolour.

The picture has the original (blue) set on the left, followed by my two recolours. It can be found under Decorative > Curtains. I have tested them in my game and have found no issues. Please let me know if you have any trouble with them.

The zip file contains both recolours.

Enjoy

edit: I've done a few more recolours since sending this in for approval. I've added a picture and zip file containing them (three more). They are brown, white and black.

Link to my open blind recolours: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=173057

Link to my bed recolours (from the same xmsims set): http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=173095

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XMScurtain1x003_bedroom004-DKrecolour2.zip

Size: 44.6 KB · Downloads: 7,854 · 9th Jul 2006
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xmsims-curtain-recolor2-DK.zip

Size: 98.3 KB · Downloads: 8,746 · 9th Jul 2006
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xmsims-curtain-recolor-DK.zip

Size: 94.7 KB · Downloads: 9,179 · 9th Jul 2006
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 9:16 AM
Did you do the recolors of the half-opened ones too?
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 12:29 PM
Thanks so much for these!
I'd like to know that too... and if not, will you?
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#4 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 1:41 PM
I haven't yet, but that is my next project
Test Subject
#5 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 2:25 PM
Thanks for these. It was such a shame just to have them in blue.
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 4:07 PM
Thanks! Great recolors, i was getting tired of only having blue.
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#7 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 5:08 PM
Thank you so much. It's a great mesh and your recolors are beautifully done. Looking forward to the other set.

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Lab Assistant
#8 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 8:29 PM
Thanks so much for these...I was hoping someone would do this...got tired of the blues'...but such a cute design...I used them anyway.

Thanks
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#9 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 8:52 PM Last edited by discordkitty : 9th Jul 2006 at 8:58 PM.
Thanks for the positive feedback everyone - I'm glad you're enjoying them

I have done recolours of the open blinds in the same colours as I did for this ones. I've submitted them for approval. I did run into a snag with the purple blind while I was doing it, so I had to touch up the one from this set to match them.

I put the updated purple curtain 1 in the new zip file for the open blinds recolours, with the same name. So you can just overwrite it I'll add it to my original post here as well.

Feel free to request any other colours you'd like to see, I'm happy to try my best
Test Subject
#10 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 11:51 PM
Thank you, thank you, thank you! I adore these blinds (and have done entire rooms in colors to match them) so I was rockin a whole lotta' blue...thanks for expanding my options! Very nice!
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#11 Old 9th Jul 2006 at 11:58 PM
Here's the open ones everyone: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=173057

I also did the beds to match http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=173095

Enjoy
Test Subject
#12 Old 10th Jul 2006 at 3:18 AM
These are wonderful! Thank you for sharing.

Would you be willing make a pale yellow (like for a babies room) and a sage green? If not that fine, just thought I'd ask!
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#13 Old 10th Jul 2006 at 3:28 AM
Sure - is this shade okay for a sage green, or did you have something different in mind?

http://www.linensbyjanet.com/Images...age%20Green.jpg
Test Subject
#14 Old 12th Jul 2006 at 5:32 PM
Sorry not to answer you sooner! I just downloaded the recolours and they are perfect! I can't wait to use them! Thank you so much! :D
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#15 Old 14th Jul 2006 at 12:52 AM
Glad you liked them! :D
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#16 Old 8th Apr 2008 at 5:21 PM
i just love these curtains, but just blue was too boring...
thanks so much for these recolours!!!!
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#17 Old 25th Aug 2014 at 11:44 AM
Thank you very much