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Ellie Goulding

by dutch Posted 26th Jul 2011 at 5:18 PM - Updated 15th Aug 2011 at 11:43 PM by dutch_1991
110 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts, 17 Thanks Posts
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Finally, my nearly 6-month project has come to an end. (Read: I will make more Ellie stuff, but I'll take a short (read: very short) break first)

While trying my best to suppress any urge to tell you the horribly lengthy story of how Ellie Goulding and her music came to inspire me, my art, and my everyday activities, and my online activities, and other activities, let me tell you one thing: I am so totally NOT obsessed. Nope.

Moving right along.

As you well know, I have been spamming the download section the past week with a lot of Ellie G-related items (and a lot of people were like 'Who the hell is Ellie?!'). This is because they are all part of my grand Ellie Goulding pack that I have poured my heart and soul and effort and precious sleeptime into. All out of pure inspiration andddddokay yeah, no life story. Sorry, I sidetrack. Anyway. The purpose of this pack is simple: I feel the need to make her known to more people, and since the TS3 community is the only place where my (virtual) voice can be heard, you guys became my target audience. Download this pack/sim or not, if you have the time and the slightest bit of interest, do go and search for her music on YouTube or Google or wherever and give it a listen. I'd like to say more, but that's about enough since I'm already ranting and it's boring as shit.

Here's what the upload is actually about:

Name: Ellie Goulding

Age: Young Adult

Elena Jane Goulding was born on 30 December 1986 in Hereford, England. She grew up in Powys, Wales, and later moved to London. In 2009 Goulding emerged as a blogosphere favorite. Her early tracks such as "Starry Eyed" received mainstream media appraisal for their refreshing and catchy tunes, as well as the unique mix of electro and folk music elements. Goulding’s lyrics are refreshingly direct as she chronicles the highs and lows of love in her airy, gossamer voice. With her music, Goulding won the Critics' Choice Award at the 2010 BRIT Awards and has recently made her debut in the US. She is also a keen runner and strives to maintain a fit physique, as well as inspire the masses to take up a healthy lifestyle.

Favorite Food: Cookies

Favorite Music: Electronica

Favorite Color: Irish Green

Astrological Sign: Sagittarius

Traits: Athletic, Easily Impressed, Friendly, Loves the Outdoors, Virtuoso

More pretty mugshots:


As you can see, most of the items she wears are stuff made by me in the other packs. Specifically:
-The Ellie Essentials
-Panda Hat hairstyle
-The Ellie Tights
-Get Your Red Noses On
-Ellie on the Wall
*Other items not made by me are listed in the Additional Credits section below, and are also required, so please make sure you get them too.

EXTREMELY important:
Please read carefully. Due to the site's upload policy, I had to pack the sim without any non-default skintone and custom hairstyles. Meaning, default EA skin and hair are packed with the sim. Hence, she will initially look like this in Create-a-Sim:

Still her, only a little less glamorous. Therefore, in order to have her look exactly as she does in my other screenshots, you need to download the hairstyles and one of the two skintones listed in the Additional Credits section below, look for them in CAS and apply them to the Sim accordingly. (if you choose to download the default replacement skintone, then there's no need to apply it. The game will do that for you). Sounds like lots of work, I know, but it's not that complicated. And anything for the perfect sim, hey?

**Her face was sculpted with the use of slider multipliers. Therefore, please do not attempt to change her face without having a certain sort of multiplier, or it will become incredibly borked and all the pretty will be gone! (Twallan's MasterController and Pescado's AwesomeMod provide this feature, so you could do a Google search for either of those)

And that's it! :D

Additional Credits:
Facial slider hack (if you intend to fix her face):Bella3lek4's Facial Sliders
Skin: **choose EITHER default replacement OR non-default replacement version(which you'll need to manually apply to the sim in CAS)** Busty non-default Strawberry skin by M.Calero at Garden of Shadows
Eyebrows: Shady's Eyebrows converted by daluved1 (SMOOTH version. But just download both anyway)
Eyelashes: aarin's LASHED ~ Lower Lashes Eyeliner
Lipstick: Fugly Lipgloss of Doom by kittehbomb

Everyday necklace: I Give You My Heart ~ Heart Pendant *UPDATED 02/09/2011* by Anubis360
Everyday shoes: Leopard shoes by RustyNail

Formal, Sleepwear, Swimwear hair: Peggy FREE hair #000530
Formal pants: Rocky pants at Imaginarium of Green

Athletic hair: Nouk's Out of Fashion Ponytail ~ Converted for Teen-to-Elder
Athletic pants: Adidas inspired fitted capris at Lorandia Sims 3
Tags: #Ellie, #Goulding, #singer, #celeb, #sim, #dutch, #1991

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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Test Subject
#26 Old 1st Aug 2011 at 10:07 PM
OMG!!!! Ellie Goulding! It looks so much like her thank you ssoooo much!!! I can really see how you put so much effort in Thanks again!
Test Subject
#27 Old 1st Aug 2011 at 11:52 PM
I love Ellie Goulding as well, although maybe not as much as you. xD Thanks so much for creating this great sim. She looks a lot like her!
#28 Old 2nd Aug 2011 at 3:45 AM
CREEPY, I JUST saw her in concert this weekend!! You've done an incredible job!!

PS: She was wearing that jacket you have her in for her formal look, only it was red. Very cool. =)
Mad Poster
#29 Old 2nd Aug 2011 at 12:06 PM
Just wanted to nip in to say gratz on your feature! Well deserved!
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#30 Old 3rd Aug 2011 at 4:39 PM
Hey Dutch, awesome work as usual. Congratulations on yet another trophy. Your effort and talent is fantastic.
Test Subject
#31 Old 4th Aug 2011 at 1:09 PM
Looks amazing! Good job and thank you!
.. I guess I got a new favorite singer. (:
#32 Old 4th Aug 2011 at 5:00 PM
Once again amazing Dutch *<3s Ellie*
Loving the flood of facial pictures, have a lot of fun during the photo shoot?
#33 Old 5th Aug 2011 at 8:32 AM
I saw this in the CFF and amazing as usual, congrats on being featured.
Test Subject
#34 Old 6th Aug 2011 at 2:38 AM
I love you so hard.
Test Subject
#35 Old 6th Aug 2011 at 9:38 AM
Oh Christ. I Love Ellie Too. Thank You!!!!!!1
Test Subject
#36 Old 7th Aug 2011 at 2:40 PM
WOW.! I love that. <3
Test Subject
#37 Old 8th Aug 2011 at 4:10 PM
I love the clothing! Ellie is one of my favourite singers.
She's ALMOST an exact clone! xD But the nose is a bit TOO crooked.
Anyways, thanks for the sim! <3
Test Subject
#38 Old 9th Aug 2011 at 12:15 AM
Wow, she looks wonderful! I love the body type you have on her.
Mad Poster
#39 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 6:24 AM
Never knew anything about her until this pass weekend at Lollapalooza. Thought about your upload and said to myself, hey go check her out. She was fantastic! Didn't finish watching her set, had to go see Cee-Lo, but I did enjoy her very much. Now I want her sim in my game. Thanks for turning me on to her, and I adore the panda hat.
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#40 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 9:14 AM
Thank you. I'm honestly happy to see people take notice of her because of these items I uploaded. Maybe if I keep doing it her fanbase will unknowingly widen by a little bit, and every little bit counts.
Test Subject
#41 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 12:23 PM
Wow amazing! I've been desperate for an Ellie sim
One problem though, anytime she's on screen in my game at all, even if I just see her in the street, my game crashes.
Has anyone else had this problem? Or doesn it sound as if theres anything obvious I've done wrong?
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Original Poster
#42 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 12:31 PM
Oh no. Didn't happen to me :o Did you install all the CCs listed in the download description? If so, try removing some of those items one by one and narrow down to the problem package. Really sorry about that. :S
Test Subject
#43 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 12:33 PM
Don't apologise. I've only been on here a couple of weeks and I love you!
Yeah I downloaded them all, I'm gonna try having her in game without her CC to see if that works. I hope it's not her clothes or hair, they are awesome :P
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#44 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 12:45 PM
Thank you. Do tell me when you find out which file causes the trouble, I'll try to rectify it right away.
Test Subject
#45 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 1:03 PM Last edited by SheSaid09 : 10th Aug 2011 at 1:04 PM. Reason: To give thanks.
I tried her again with just the tights and the panda hat and it crashed again.
I shall try her again with nothing but her lovely self.
I just couldn't resist that damn panda hat :P
Test Subject
#46 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 3:55 PM
Originally Posted by dutch_1991
Thank you. Do tell me when you find out which file causes the trouble, I'll try to rectify it right away.

After a couple of hours of playing, I started her off with in-game hair and clothes, no CC at all, every now and then I 1 by 1 added each item and it was either the panda hat or the athletic ponytail that crashed the game. As soon as I added the two hairstyles the game crashed. I think it was the hat as she was wearing it at the time.
To be honest I don't really mind, I can just use her formal hairstyle (which worked fine)

Plus it might just be my game, it may not have happened to anyone else.

For your help dutch
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#47 Old 10th Aug 2011 at 4:16 PM
Aww bugger. Thanks for the report anyway. I'll look into it.
Test Subject
#48 Old 12th Aug 2011 at 1:12 AM
if she was born on the 30 of dec. she should be a capricorn, not sag.
Mad Poster
#49 Old 12th Aug 2011 at 2:29 AM
Although I didn't download the tights, I do have her in the hat and my game is not crashing. I have played my hood for 6 sim days and no crashes.

Just reporting.

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#50 Old 12th Aug 2011 at 2:52 AM
@beebeebee: oops :/ can't believe I screwed that up. 8 days from a Sagittarius. I've never been that much into astrology. Thanks for the notification.

@lewisb40: thanks

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