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Let's Go Retro Again!

by bozlove Posted 18th May 2014 at 4:44 PM
8 Comments / replies (Who?) - 1 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
Karlene Dachenhausen requested a black & white mix of my Let's Go Retro! Walls & Floors, and I'm happy to oblige! I don't know why I didn't think of it before. Black and white tile is perfectly suited to the era, and was a popular choice for homeowners.

I made a white set and black set of tile walls, with four linoleum floors that will match either set. I didn't make painted walls to match, but matched the black tiles to the black paint in the game ("Black is the New Black") and the white painted portions of the walls to the "Paste Paint." That way you have the option of using painted walls that match.

I had no idea the paste paint was so blue. Thankfully, it looks white in the game.

I thought while I was at it, I'd add a few more colors taken from the 1950s paint chip brochures I found on the web: Buttercup, Camel, Seafoam, and Wedgewood. I matched them with paints and the same four linoleum floors as in the previous set.

I saw a lot of camel-colored tile growing up (sometimes called Camel Tan). All the houses on our suburban street had it in their bathrooms. It was matched with almond-colored fixtures (a creamy whitish tan). I saw a lot of wedgewood too, though not in tile. It was a popular paint color.

The walls and floors can be found where you'd expect them to be in the game. The price for each is §0.


Additional Credits:
Thank you to Karlene Dachenhausen for suggesting the brilliant idea of a black & white mix. I hope you enjoy them, KD.

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Test Subject
#2 Old 18th May 2014 at 8:04 PM
Nice work. They look real good.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 19th May 2014 at 4:21 PM
I'm glad you added the black and white tiles. They look great. Thank you. :)
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#4 Old 20th May 2014 at 12:33 AM
O.M.G.!!! THANK YOU so much for the black and white! It look SO good! And I love the other new colors too!! I've been using the others in my La Fiesta Tech dorm make overs, so... YAY! Now even more bold and beautiful retro makeovers!!!!!
#5 Old 20th May 2014 at 11:44 PM
Another fantastic set. Thank you!
Field Researcher
#6 Old 24th May 2014 at 6:20 AM
For the past five years I have been looking for a wall & floor collection like this one. I have been slowly working on a themed neighborhood and needed some retro, but not dated, some kinda colorful but no eye bleeding psychedelic slightly funky, cute and non generic (me picky?!) floors. At last I have what I need. Also I think the pink will be perfect for a very specific bathroom.... Thank you!

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#7 Old 31st May 2014 at 2:11 PM
Just great! Looks wonderful;-)
#8 Old 3rd Jun 2014 at 4:28 PM
awsome !
thx ;)
#9 Old 21st Jun 2014 at 6:47 AM
:) Awesome