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Pet beds of the midcentury! + additional props

by Lyralei Posted 27th Mar 2018 at 4:49 PM - Updated 5th Nov 2020 at 10:30 AM by Lyralei : actually spelled information right
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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.
This is a featured upload! It showcases the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Have you started hating on EA's current pet beds and you ever wonder why they don't work well with your modern-y interior?... Neither have I! But, because I didn't like EA's pillow pet beds as much these days after all these years I figured 'hey let's make some new ones!'.
After a month of meshing my butt off and having my brain not to make more props, I am finally releasing these pet beds!

Information - Pet beds
NameDescriptionCatalog infoPriceChannelsAmount of slots
Pet Bed Of The Midcentury - Small 1By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. A pet bed that will certainly fit well with your sim's current furniture!Nursery > Pet objects125 Simoleons3 Channels1 medium slot
Pet Bed Of The Midcentury - Big 1By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Another bed?! Same type?! But bigger! Aha, bigger I say!Nursery > Pet objects200 Simoleons3 Channels1 medium slot
Pet Bed Of The Midcentury - Small 2By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover! And here we have a similar design of the first version but... more walls!Nursery > Pet objects125 Simoleons3 Channels1 medium slot
Pet Bed Of The Midcentury - Big 2By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Yep another variation that was just like the first one but... with walls! For big doggos!Nursery > Pet objects200 Simoleons3 Channels1 medium slot
Pet Bed Of The Midcentury - Small 3By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. And a third version. Plain and easy... and small! But with more holes!Nursery > Pet objects125 Simoleons2 Channels1 medium slot
Pet Bed Of The Midcentury - Big 3By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. And yet a third variation! With more curves! For your big furry friend! With that I don't mean your neighbor, but simply your dogNursery > Pet objects200 Simoleons2 Channels1 medium slot
Modern pet bed hammock - Small 3By Greenplumbboblover/Lyralei. Not fond of sleeping on a more solid surface but like hammocks? Or just wanna have your own hammock and the dog's hammock to match again? Now you can!Nursery > Pet objects150 Simoleons3 ChannelsNone
[Lyralei Greenplumbboblover] Pet bed of the Midcentury - Hammock bigBy Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Another hammock! But this time for the bigger dogs among us! Want to sunbathe with the big one? Here you go! Watcha waiting for?Nursery > Pet objects300 Simoleons3 ChannelsNone


Infomation - Props
NameDescriptionCatalog infoPriceChannelsswatches
Pet bed BLANKET of the Midcentury - Bed big 2By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. A big blanket to snuggle up to when dreaming about those big giant bone trees! Works with variation pet bed 1 Big versionNursery > Pet objects OR decorations > Misc30 Simoleons1 Channels3 swatches
Pet bed BLANKET of the Midcentury - Bed small 1By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. A small little blanket for a small little doggo to look awesome with their new gear! Some flannel maybe to fit in... who knows how the little one will impress their friends! (Works with small bed variation 1)Nursery > Pet objects OR decoration > Misc20 Simoleons1 Channels3 swatches
Pet bed HIDES of the Midcentury - Bed big 1By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Fur on big fur! Who doesn't like that idea? We ensure you it's not the same fur, don't sue us please! Works with all variationsNursery > Pet objects30 Simoleons1 Channels2 swatches
Pet bed PROPS of the Midcentury - Bed Big 2By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Because even big doggies need big blankets! For pet bed variation 2 (BIG)Nursery > Pet objects25 Simoleons3 Channels3 swatches
Pet props of the midcentury! - Small bed 2By Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Descriptions descriptions... what to write... Small puppies laying down on some nice rugs. Works with variation pet bed 3 - smallNursery > Pet objects30 Simoleons3 Channels3 swatches
Pet bed BLANKET of the Midcentury - Bed small 3By lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. And yet another blanket to keep our loved furry friends warm! Because nothing's better than a undisturbed nap- wait... was that a squirrel?! Works with variation pet bed 3, small.Nursery > Pet objects25 Simoleons3 Channels3 swatches
Pet bed BLANKET of the Midcentury - Bed big HammockBy Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Even though hammocks might be comfortable and warm, blankets are always a must-have! Just for their awesomeness! Works with variation pet bed hammock - bigNursery > Pet objects30 Simoleons3 Channels3 swatches
Pet bed BLANKETS of the Midcentury - Hammock smallBy Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Hammock blankets for the little ones! Because we all love small-legged comfy dogs!... and warmth! Works with pet bed variation hammock - smallNursery > Pet objects25 Simoleons3 Channels3 swatches
Pet bed HIDES of the Midcentury - hanging bigBy lyralei/greenplumbboblover. Because even big hammocks can look fancy that even you're thinking of making tea for yourself! Hammock bigNursery > Pet objects20 Simoleons3 Channels3 swatches
Pet bed HIDES of the Midcentury - hammock smallBy Lyralei/Greenplumbboblover. Because hammocks deserve to look small but cool! Small hammockNursery > Pet objects20 Simoleons3 Channels3 swatches


The cool techy bits that no one cares about!

First of all it needs Pets to work The blankets and the rugs would show up as they are base game compatible, but the pet beds won't if you don't have pets installed! It's also made with patch 1.67 if curious.
The rugs can be used as... well rugs! And the cool bit is, is the fact that they snap onto the pet bed!:



See! Snapidy snap snap! :D

Unfortunately the blankets don't do this. However, you do need to use the cheat 'moveobjects on' in order to get them onto the bed.

Unfortunately there was one thing I couldn't fix which is the fact that the dog will bleed through the pet bed when getting on, yet does snap onto the right height when laying down. So the dog only will look a bit off when stepping on/off the pet bed! The reason is that if I were to make a fix for this, it would automatically replace the original pet bed animations as well :/

Everything is hand drawn (and Blender baked) except for the cow hide. I got that from the internet though (See Texture Credits) The other rug is a conversion from ts4.

Texture credits:
Cuero-de-vaca-atigrado by Martinezrosario on Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/...a-atigrado-.jpg


Polygon Counts:


Additional Credits:
- The people in MTS discord chat
- S3PE - S3OC - TSRW
- Photoshop
- Blender

And everyone looking for what the cat is wearing... Cone by the amazing Mspoodle: http://mspoodleplus.tumblr.com/post...pet-project-ts4
Tags: #petstheme, #pet bed, #pets, #rug, #rugs, #dogs, #cats, #dog, #cat

Style: Modern
Room: Living
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.

Sims 3 Pets
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Lyralei - Pet beds of the midcentury (no props).zip | Includes only the pet beds! No props to be found here!

Size: 2.67 MB · Downloads: 6,737 · 27th Mar 2018
2.67 MB 6,737 27th Mar 2018
Lyralei - Pet beds of the midcentury.zip | Includes all the props and pet beds!

Size: 5.64 MB · Downloads: 18,363 · 27th Mar 2018
5.64 MB 18,363 27th Mar 2018
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).


Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.


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Field Researcher
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#26 Old 8th Sep 2018 at 10:30 PM
This is beautiful! And so needed for variety in game. Thank you for sharing your talent with us!
Theorist
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#27 Old 5th Nov 2018 at 7:18 PM
Thanks-- these are great!
Test Subject
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#28 Old 29th Nov 2018 at 6:10 PM
i love it so much but how would. one go about. converting this to ts4
i love it i need it in my game i dont have the sims 3
Test Subject
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#29 Old 14th Jul 2019 at 10:05 PM
i truly think you did a great job thank you
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#30 Old 30th Aug 2019 at 11:18 AM
Thank you so much guys! <3

As for converting it to TS4, if anyone wants to, go for it! I personally will be looking into it but these days I try to keep myself busy on working on what I find fun.
Test Subject
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#31 Old 29th Apr 2020 at 8:29 PM
Thank you for sharing your great creation. My current househould has 4 big ass dogs who love to sleep on the sims beds instead of in their dog houses (which can be annoying sometimes) and I needed something like this to blend with the house.
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#32 Old 15th Jul 2020 at 2:46 AM
These are so cute!
Test Subject
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#33 Old 18th Jan 2021 at 12:45 AM
Thank you so much for taking the time to make these, they look wonderful.!
Test Subject
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#34 Old 14th Mar 2021 at 3:02 AM
how do you install this?? everrything in mods/packages folder??
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#35 Old 25th Mar 2021 at 1:02 PM
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Originally Posted by CESARJOEL94
how do you install this?? everrything in mods/packages folder??
Yep! Just in the mods folder!
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