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Maxis "Rough & Comfy Bed" Recolors

by iCad Posted 28th May 2011 at 5:14 PM
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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.

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I like this bed. It reminds me of the bed I had when I was a kid, with the drawers underneath. So, I use it often in kids' bedrooms in my Sim-houses. However, I got tired of the dark wood that is the only color it comes in out of the box. So, I made some recolors.

First, kid-friendly recolors in pastel-y colors plus white. For these colors, I simplified the textures quite a lot as well; the original heavy grain wasn't working for me in pastel colors. There are seven colors of this version, as follows:


Or, if pastels aren't your thing, have some Maxis-matching woods instead. These retain the frame's original rough shading/graining and the colors match the four Maxis woods used on the Mission-style furniture, which is what I use most often in my game. Here they are:

(Please forgive my poor beleaguered video card's inability to render smooth edges. )

All of these will, of course, take any beddings you have. It's a bed from Freetime, so you'll need that EP. The files are Compressorized to be as kind to your Downloads folder as possible. They are also clearly named so that you can discard the colors you don't want.

I hope you might find these useful.

Style: Contemporary
Room: Bedroom
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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

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iCad_RoughComfyBedRC_Woods.rar

Size: 361.3 KB · Downloads: 8,023 · 28th May 2011
361.3 KB 8,023 28th May 2011
iCad_RoughComfyBedRC_Pastels.rar

Size: 476.5 KB · Downloads: 7,130 · 28th May 2011
476.5 KB 7,130 28th May 2011
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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\
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Instructor
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#2 Old 28th May 2011 at 6:32 PM
Wow. I don't think I've ever used this bed, but it looks quite lovely this way. Totally snagging all recolors. Thanks!
Instructor
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#3 Old 28th May 2011 at 7:11 PM
Thank you! Now I'll use it a lot more, I don't understand why Maxis never gave us more color options with this bed.
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#4 Old 28th May 2011 at 7:24 PM
Yay! Even though I really like the look of this bed, I rarely use it just because it only has one colour option (and most of my Sims prefer their bedrooms in light or medium wood, not dark). It will get a lot more use in my game now, that's for sure! Thank you!!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 28th May 2011 at 8:04 PM
same here @NixNivis
yay for recolourzz! <33
Lab Assistant
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#6 Old 28th May 2011 at 8:26 PM
Oh, finally. Now we have options! Seriously, why did EAxis only give one color for the bed? And these are lovely, hon.
Field Researcher
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#7 Old 28th May 2011 at 8:33 PM
You've just made this bed useful - hoorah and thank you, iCad!
Test Subject
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#8 Old 28th May 2011 at 9:06 PM
Ah, thank you! I was going to recolor it myself, but I guess you did it for me. :P
Test Subject
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#9 Old 28th May 2011 at 9:09 PM
Wow, thanks! I've never used this bed because of the awful color it has, but now I love it! I'm gonna use this a lot in my game.
Test Subject
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#10 Old 28th May 2011 at 9:42 PM
Gorgeous as usual. I think I've downloaded almost everything you've made.
Instructor
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#11 Old 28th May 2011 at 9:48 PM
It was so on my to-do list and not anymore, so a million thanks!
Field Researcher
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#12 Old 28th May 2011 at 10:39 PM
It's off my to-do list now also! Thanks so much
Lab Assistant
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#13 Old 28th May 2011 at 11:55 PM
Great! I am definitely going to use this bed so much now. :D
Lab Assistant
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#14 Old 29th May 2011 at 2:12 AM
I've also never even used this bed before since I didn't care for the dark look of it. Now with the pastels it really looks perfect for a kid's room! Thank you! You really do amazing recolors!
Instructor
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#15 Old 29th May 2011 at 2:37 AM
More options for a bed I use so much as it is! Thank you!
Field Researcher
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#16 Old 29th May 2011 at 3:17 AM
I didn't even know I had this bed. Clearly it didn't make that much of an impression on me. But I know I'll definitely be using it now. Thanks
Mad Poster
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#17 Old 29th May 2011 at 6:57 AM
Beautiful work ! Thanks for sharing
Lab Assistant
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#18 Old 29th May 2011 at 11:58 AM
I'm glad I'm not the only one who hadn't even noticed this bed - I like it but it definitely needs those recolours!
Lab Assistant
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#19 Old 29th May 2011 at 1:18 PM
Aww I wish i had free time now. :P

These a great recolors!
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#20 Old 29th May 2011 at 4:38 PM
Absolutely gorgeous, thank you. I love the lilac one!

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Lab Assistant
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#21 Old 29th May 2011 at 8:32 PM
Thanks so much for these! I already know I'll definitely be using the white recolor.
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#22 Old 29th May 2011 at 9:59 PM
Wow, I'm glad I'm not the only one who wanted more options with this bed. I'm just surprised that no one else had done it yet, at least not so far as I could find. As always, it gladdens my heart when people can use the stuff I make.

In that vein, I've also done pastel recolors of other pieces of child's-room-friendly wood furniture (desks and chairs, an end table, a dresser, toy boxes, that sort of thing, plus a few "accessories" like lamp shades) to match this bed. I didn't think they'd be popular enough to upload, but if people are interested, do give me a yell.

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#23 Old 29th May 2011 at 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by iCad
Wow, I'm glad I'm not the only one who wanted more options with this bed. I'm just surprised that no one else had done it yet, at least not so far as I could find. As always, it gladdens my heart when people can use the stuff I make.

In that vein, I've also done pastel recolors of other pieces of child's-room-friendly wood furniture (desks and chairs, an end table, a dresser, toy boxes, that sort of thing, plus a few "accessories" like lamp shades) to match this bed. I didn't think they'd be popular enough to upload, but if people are interested, do give me a yell.


Matching furniture for these recolors! I think I'm going to faint from excitement.
Please upload them, pretty pretty please!

Btw, I think these recolors are really great too, in case you didn't figure that out.
Lab Assistant
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#24 Old 30th May 2011 at 5:06 PM
I've been wanting some nice maxis-matchy recolors of this bed for a while now, but have been way too lazy to make my own, haha. Thank you very much! They will be used often in my game! :D
Instructor
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#25 Old 30th May 2011 at 6:38 PM
Recolors of Maxis Stuff are my favorite type of downloads, so please, share!
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