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Inspiration - Base Game Nursery Items take ALL Regular Bedding.

by fway Posted 26th Apr 2010 at 8:17 PM - Updated 4th Dec 2011 at 3:50 AM by fway : Small Crib Bedding Fix (I will also update here with links to beddings)
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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UPDATE:2:29PM (04/26/10) EST-Small Bedding Fix Please Redownload
I rotated the bedding map on the cribs and got rid of the folded part.

I saw BasketballGirl_35's "Nurseries to Match Maxis Bedding" set and at first I thought she had slaved the crib bedding to the "regular" bedding, but after reading I found out that it was a Maxis recolor. I was surprised to see that nobody has ever slaved the baby furniture to regular bedding, so I thought to myself: "Man, don't you realize how useful this would be if you made something like this," And so I did. Here is my "Inspiration":

Apartment Life Stripey Bedding.

All of the objects seen have been torn apart, what has been slaved to the "regular" bedding is:
-The cushion of the highchair
-The matted part of the changing table
-The basket liners of the changing table
-The crib's mattress.

Everything else is in its own slave. I.E. the crib will keep its original texture even though the fabric parts are slaved to the regular bedding.

Known Issues
You will probably have problems with the darn top of the diaper dispenser if you're nitpicky about things like that. I'm cosidering making a few recolors so that it will match better with everything. Another issue, it's bedding mapping on a few completely different objects. You'll run into issues with some bedding on the highchair, especially if the texture is, "complicated," or "stripey-ish" but a majority of the beddings work really well on the high chair and the other objects. I would reccomend looking at my "shopping list" for some reccomended items that look like they would work well with these new cribs and such so that your highchairs won't look wonked out with some of the textures.

HugeLunatic made a replacement that makes the mat and liners of the changing table pull the textures of the original crib. If you have this download do NOT download and download the custom version instead, OR remove HugeLunatic's default replacement and download Both replacements won't work nice together.

But wait, there's more!
Even if you decide not to download the NON-default version of my cribs (or the default replacement bedding) it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you download my crib UV mapping fix (if there isn't one?). Ever notice that the front of your babies' cribs are the shade of whatever the original crib bedding is? That's because EA forgot to map the crib properly. For nearly 6 years this has gone unchanged.

Note: Only download if you are NOT downloading

Will there be a FreeTime version?
You betcha! I'm working on that.
I've fallen into the realm of the Sims 3.

"Shopping List" (recommended beddings)
Gingham Beddings by HugeLunatic.
Stripes Bedding (and more) by TwoHorses.
Bahamaut25 has some Teen Style "Surfer" recolors.
Kid's Bedding #1 #2 by Purplepaws.
A Bundle of Quilts by Autumnwish.

Bedding Defaults & Non-defaults by HystericalParoxysm.

If you decide to download HugeLunatic's "Gingham" bedding, I suggest downloading "The Gingham Rocking Horse" by CTherese.

For those who mesh, you may use the "bedding" group in the GMDC as a base if you need to. It does not belong on any paysite or the exchange, still. Credit would be appreciated, however, but not necessary.

Polygon Counts:
Cribfix (just in case):3480

Additional Credits:
-Big thanks to basketballgirl_35 for the idea from her Nurseries to Match Maxis Bedding sets.
-The creators and devs of SimPE - Everyone in #create, thank you for your recommendations.
- Phaenoh, the idea about making the highchair cushion not so floodfilly was a great idea.

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
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date | Download if you want the "regular" bedding to OVERRIDE the original high chair cushion.

Size: 36.9 KB · Downloads: 10,565 · 26th Apr 2010
36.9 KB 10,565 26th Apr 2010 | Download if you want the "regular" bedding to OVERRIDE the original changing table mat and basket liners.

Size: 54.6 KB · Downloads: 10,876 · 26th Apr 2010
54.6 KB 10,876 26th Apr 2010 | Download if you want the "regular" bedding to OVERRIDE the original crib bedding.

Size: 54.7 KB · Downloads: 11,312 · 26th Apr 2010
54.7 KB 11,312 26th Apr 2010 | A fix anyone can use. Only download if you are NOT downloading the crib override with regular bedding.

Size: 48.3 KB · Downloads: 11,701 · 26th Apr 2010
48.3 KB 11,701 26th Apr 2010 | Only download if you do NOT have PETS or do not want your animals destroying the baby furniture. (Non-default)

Size: 167.7 KB · Downloads: 9,797 · 26th Apr 2010
167.7 KB 9,797 26th Apr 2010 | Only download if you have PETS. (Non-default)

Size: 170.1 KB · Downloads: 15,381 · 26th Apr 2010
170.1 KB 15,381 26th Apr 2010
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#2 Old 26th Apr 2010 at 8:33 PM
You did such an amazing job on this! Thank you so much for your hard work!
Mad Poster
#3 Old 26th Apr 2010 at 8:58 PM Last edited by lauratje86 : 27th Apr 2010 at 11:45 PM.
This is awesome! :-) I love stuff that adds to the options for baby furniture - babies are kind of boring in game and it's nice if they at least have a pretty crib! :-) Going to go check it out in game now! :-D
Field Researcher
#4 Old 26th Apr 2010 at 10:34 PM
So great colours! And of course the whole set is really good! I love baby and toddlers stuffs', they are so cute and this one is a very sweet one!
Test Subject
#5 Old 26th Apr 2010 at 10:49 PM
Excellent idea! Great job on it!
#6 Old 26th Apr 2010 at 11:01 PM
This is so great and an awesome idea! Thanks so much for sharing.
Test Subject
#7 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 12:54 AM
WoW! What a great thing! Life for Sims babies has come a long way with this one! Thanks!
Test Subject
#8 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 1:05 AM
Honestly, this is pure awesome, and so useful! Thankyou so much

doom has come, so pack your bags hunny. <3
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 1:41 AM
Brilliant--thank you so much for sharing your amazing work with us. This is incredibly useful, and it looks great.
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 2:57 AM
:o :o :o :o

AH I LOVE THESE. That crib mapping thing has always annoyed me! THANK YOU for fixing that, not to mention slaving the bedding recolors!
Test Subject
#11 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 2:59 AM
Thank you, times a million!! This is a wonderful idea, I can't wait to see it in game.
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 3:13 AM
This is just totally awesome :D

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#13 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 5:09 AM
Really useful, thanks!

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Field Researcher
#14 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 5:50 AM
I am not a coder, mesher, or any of that cool stuff, so when I come across a problem, I look to the Simming community, usually here. I have on occation thought "wouldn't it be cool if the baby beds could match the adult beds", but I never thought much more beyond that. This is pretty awesome. My sims are going to love this.
Test Subject
#15 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 8:20 AM
Awesome! thank you.
Test Subject
#16 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 11:18 AM
Thank you sooooo much for these! <3
Field Researcher
#17 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 12:23 PM
This is fantastic, wonder why it's never been done. Sooooo glad you did it. Thanks for sharing.
#18 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 12:31 PM
This is nice. Thank you.

Question. This does not work with HugeLunatics changetable made to link to the crib bedding does it?
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Original Poster
#19 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 12:50 PM
Originally Posted by gulhare

Question. This does not work with HugeLunatics changetable made to link to the crib bedding does it?

Ah right! It does not. You will need to download the non-default version of my cribs, then.

Mad Poster
#20 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 1:29 PM
Gleeeeee! They're here!

Must have now. .

This allows me to see into the minds of people! That's right, I can actually see what they're thinking!
So long as what they're thinking is exactly what I think they're thinking.
Field Researcher
#21 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 1:44 PM
You are wonderful for doing this! I have hated that crib for so long for not being a solid white or a solid 'whatever' color I needed it to be. LOL!

I'm also grateful because sometimes I'm too lazy to go shopping for yet another nursery set, sometimes I just want to plop down the Maxis set and be done with it, but they never look good enough! The choice is not enough, or I need some other recolors...Now, they'll look good enough and everything will also for the dispenser, which doesn't bother me.

THANK YOU sooo much!

It's a neighborhood legacy
Field Researcher
#22 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 6:07 PM
Thanks so much for fixing the mapping on the Maxis crib and making the bedding match items in both default and non-default forms. I love repository objects, but sometimes you just can't get the right effect without doing an actual recolor.

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#23 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 6:50 PM
Originally Posted by fway
Ah right! It does not. You will need to download the non-default version of my cribs, then.

mhmm what to choose what to choose...crib + changetable or crib+changetable+chair+bedding....Well, Ill just have to do some testing ingame
#24 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 7:58 PM
::nab:: --I took the Pets non-default version and the mapping fix.

This Space Intentionally Left Blank
Mad Poster
#25 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 9:45 PM
Thank you! This is so cool! Now I don't have to have non-matching kids' rooms/nurseries.
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