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Build-n-Share Challenge #157 **Winter Designer Showdown** Due 31 January 2022**

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  • BuildnShareBuildnShare Posts: 3,726 Member
    Forgot to include this in my previous post, but I also don't know which items got automatically replaced and what they got replaced with when I placed the lot. I think a bunch of the beds got replaced with the Mod Pod Sleeper and Mod Pod Twin Sleeper since I see those in the default swatch in 4 of the containers and it looks pretty different from what I can see in the lot images on the gallery.


    Don't worry too much about the substituted items, we'll understand if you use what you have now instead of what was originally there. If you like, you can try to find one with the fewest substitutions and use it.
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  • JojoMOMSTERJojoMOMSTER Posts: 1,582 Member
    edited January 14
    @ForeverTuesday, Here is a photo of each container destuffed. Containers 15 to 21 should be base game only unless I did something goofy, which is entirely possible. Those containers should not give you trouble with substitutions if you would like to use one of them.
  • abelhinha35abelhinha35 Posts: 2,220 Member
    SimTresa wrote: »
    @SimTresa thanks for the reply :)

    Update:I found the post for you, guess we both missed it. Go back to Oct. 14.

    Thanks for the update @SimTresa but I got the BNS number wrong. Sorry about that :) I don't see results for BNS154 Expert.

    @BuildnShare still no results on BNS154 Expert :/
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  • coolsim9999999coolsim9999999 Posts: 4,325 Member
    edited January 14
    ROOM ENTRY FORM
    CHALLENGE #157 - Winter Designer Showdown
    FORUM ID: coolsim9999999
    ORIGIN ID: coolsim9999999
    LEVEL: Established?
    ROOM: (Link to where the room can be found with on The Gallery)
    https://www.ea.com/games/the-sims/the-sims-4/pc/gallery/37DD18DB6F7011EC8E44C3F193DEAD3A?category=all&searchtype=hashtag&sortby=newest&time=all&searchquery=coolsim9999999&max=50&maxis=false
    GALLERY COST: §1,995
    LINK TO ENTRY SLIDESHOW:
    https://imgur.com/a/ysf1Xi0
    ENTRY DETAILS:
    Backstory: Dylan and Sally are creative, erratic/paranoid art lover newly-wed painters. This is their money-making container, which was gifted to them by Sally’s parents as a wedding present. Sunflowers are part of their passion for art with a side love of gardening.
    CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: Yes, please!
    CREDIT FOR CC/RECOLORS: NA
    SPACE FOR PICTURES:
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  • coolsim9999999coolsim9999999 Posts: 4,325 Member
    edited January 15
    SIM ENTRY FORM
    CHALLENGE #157 - Winter Designer Showdown
    FORUM ID: coolsim9999999
    ORIGIN ID: coolsim9999999
    LEVEL: This is my first Sim entry for BnS.
    HOUSEHOLD: (Link to where the household can be found with on The Gallery)
    https://www.ea.com/games/the-sims/the-sims-4/pc/gallery/E32A77E96F9611EC8EEFF4435629C7A7?category=all&searchtype=hashtag&sortby=newest&time=all&searchquery=coolsim9999999&max=50&maxis=false
    LINK TO ENTRY SLIDESHOW:
    https://imgur.com/a/a4jh4cs
    ENTRY DETAILS:
    Backstory: Newlyweds, Dylan and Sally are moving into a new lot and will generate money via painting in the new container that Sally’s parents gifted them. Sunflowers are their favorite flower, and they love to garden, especially sunflowers. They both wear the same ring all the time. Dylan and Sally sally forth sporting a hat each day, whereas, Dylan must always wear his headphones because he's erratic + he wants to distract himself from the voices in his head.
    CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: yes, please!
    CREDIT FOR CC/RECOLORS: NA
    SPACE FOR PICTURES:
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  • coolsim9999999coolsim9999999 Posts: 4,325 Member
    edited January 15
    BUILD OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM
    CHALLENGE #157 - Winter Designer Showdown
    FORUM ID: coolsim9999999
    ORIGIN ID: coolsim9999999
    LEVEL: Established?
    SIMS 4 LOT NAME: Mid-Nowhere in Windenburg
    NEW LOT LINK:
    https://www.ea.com/games/the-sims/the-sims-4/pc/gallery/8D3BD164705E11EC872AA15490F1F0B0?category=all&searchtype=hashtag&sortby=newest&time=all&searchquery=coolsim9999999&max=50&maxis=false
    LOT COST: §1,500
    Container COST: §22,163
    GALLERY COST: §37,307
    TOTAL COST: §16,807
    LINK TO ENTRY SLIDESHOW:
    https://imgur.com/a/gaQiyRN
    ENTRY DETAILS:
    Dylan and Sally have moved into their new home. They found an abandoned car, boat and two bikes in the woods, which are on their property now. Their comfy forest home sits in the middle of a special island in Windenburg, which is surrounded by trees to suit their personalities and container (a painting studio).
    Both Dylan and Sally have the painter extraordinaire aspiration. While Sally is an art lover, creative and paranoid, her husband Dylan’s traits are erratic, clumsy and creative. They both share the love of painting (on the easel and the sketchpad, so both can produce income at the same time, and both are creative. Sally, an art lover, is paranoid, while her husband Dylan is erratic and clumsy (he drops his drippy, wet paint brushes on the floor sometimes, and has fallen off the treadmill several times, so Sally bought a penguin TV for him do exercise on the floor doing exercise videos).
    They share symptoms of Strangerville residents, although, they have slightly different diagnoses, but they prefer to live on the island in Windenburg, which is more isolated. The house has great ocean views, since the Windenburg island is, in fact, an island. Everyone else on the wooded island moved out when the couple moved in because Dylan and Sally prefer to be alone. The house is small, and the container is smaller, still. However, it’s perfect for them, and they are ecstatic that her parents purchased the perfect container for them to use to finally generate an income from painting. The artwork in the container was created by Dylan and Sally prior to moving in. It was the only surviving art from Sally’s parent’s basement, where the couple had stored their artwork while they were dating and engaged.
    A flood ravaged the majority of it, but these few pieces, which Sally’s parents had kept the highest off the ground in their basement. Now, her parents have invested in a sump pump because they realized the dire need for it after most of their items in storage in the basement, including Sally and Dylan’s artwork were destroyed in the flash flood.
    The house has one bedroom (with a fireplace) and bathroom on the second floor, and a kitchen, dining area, living room and study on the first. Pops of yellow and sprays of sunflowers pump some cheer into their tiny abode.
    CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: yes, please
    CREDIT FOR CC/RECOLORS: Art by @rosemow
    SPACE FOR PICTURES:
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  • illusieillusie Posts: 12,344 Member
    I was thinking about joining this challenge, but the house I'm working on looks best in a destination world. I think in those worlds we can only make rentals. Can I still use this house for the challenge, or will that mean the house won't work since it will be turned into a rental?
  • ForeverTuesdayForeverTuesday Posts: 16 Member
    > @JojoMOMSTER said:
    > @ForeverTuesday, Here is a photo of each container destuffed. Containers 15 to 21 should be base game only unless I did something goofy, which is entirely possible. Those containers should not give you trouble with substitutions if you would like to use one of them.

    Thank you so much, those pictures are super helpful!!!!!! The biggest point of confusion for me was that I have several containers with a lot of the same base game items. I couldn't even guess which, if any, of these containers were intended to be mostly base game and which ones had just had nearly every item automatically replaced when I placed the lot.

    For example, this is what the first two containers look like for me: https://imgur.com/a/i0KZLWB
  • JojoMOMSTERJojoMOMSTER Posts: 1,582 Member
    @illusie all rentals in your game become residential on the gallery so it’s totally fine. Forgive me for being selfish but I would love to see your build.

    @ForeverTuesday you’re welcome, I’m glad it makes more sense this way.
  • illusieillusie Posts: 12,344 Member
    @JojoMOMSTER thank you! That's good to know it will turn into a residential on the gallery and that it's allowed for this challenge.
  • coolsim9999999coolsim9999999 Posts: 4,325 Member
    edited January 16
    Hi @illusie B)! I just started to do this challenge recently. It's good to see you here B)! Have fun with your build :)!
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  • illusieillusie Posts: 12,344 Member
    Hi @illusie B)! I just started to do this challenge recently. It's good to see you here B)! Have fun with your build :)!

    This would be my first entry. Thank you! I hope you have fun with your build as well!
  • coolsim9999999coolsim9999999 Posts: 4,325 Member
    Oh, awesome @illusie B)! I had fun doing my build, and I'm looking forward to seeing yours B)!
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  • illusieillusie Posts: 12,344 Member
    edited January 17
    BUILD OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM
    CHALLENGE #157 -Winter Designer Showdown
    FORUM ID: illusie
    ORIGIN ID: illusie
    LEVEL: (This is myfirst entry, so I leave this up to you)
    SIMS 4 LOT NAME: the 20x30 lot in Belomisia Jungle district in Selvadorada
    NEW LOT LINK: https://www.ea.com/en-gb/games/the-sims/the-sims-4/pc/gallery/87B2DEB177D811EC8FF1F4435629C7A7
    LOT COST: $1,500
    GALLERY COST: $28,901
    TOTAL COST: $1,500 (lot cost) + $28,901 (gallery cost) = $30,401
    $9,018 (container cost) + $22,000 (Budget) = $31,018 allowed to spend
    LINK TO ENTRY SLIDESHOW: https://imgur.com/gallery/IL30uI6
    ENTRY DETAILS:
    Dylan and Sally are twins. At a young age they found out they both loves gardening. While helping their mom in the garden they once discovered a fossil, which started Sally's interest in archeology. They kept looking for more fossils, but didn't find any in their mom's garden. A few plants were sacrificed in the name of science. Luckily they outgrew that phase...or did they? Now that Dylan and Sally are adults they are about to move out. Both still love gardening and love art. Dylan loves painting, while Sally is more interested in restoring art especially artifacts she dug up. thats why the twins moved to Selvadorada. There Dylan hopes to find new inspiration for his art, and Sally wants to make some new discoveries. They will earn money with the plants they frow in the shed and the artifacts Sally restores. Dylan sleeps upstairs where he will be able to grab a paintbrush the moment he wakes up. Sally sleeps downstairs. The twins received a container from their parents which they used for the house. They sold a few items, but kept most. They can't wait to move into their new home, which is called La Bienhallada (which means the welcome)!
    CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: Yes
    CREDIT FOR CC/RECOLORS: photo's used in the house are taken by me and my sim
    TWITTER TAG: illusiesims
    SPACE FOR PICTURES:

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  • BuildnShareBuildnShare Posts: 3,726 Member
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  • jordanfbrasiljordanfbrasil Posts: 80 Member
    edited January 22
    BUILD OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM
    CHALLENGE #157 - Winter Designer Showdown

    FORUM ID: jordanfbrasil
    ORIGIN ID: jordanfbrasil
    LEVEL: - my first entry -
    SIMS 4 LOT NAME: Brindleton Bay Lot - 20x30 - Dachshund's Creek
    NEW LOT LINK: https://www.ea.com/en-gb/games/the-sims/the-sims-4/pc/gallery/66FC67067B3311EC8E254A384497AFB2
    LOT COST: §2,000
    GALLERY COST: §20,000
    TOTAL COST: §22,000 (I read the sub-posts regarding container value after submitting)
    LINK TO ENTRY SLIDESHOW: https://imgur.com/a/YlF9PoW

    ENTRY DETAILS:
    My oh my, this was quite the challenge! With the couple's §22,000 total budget, we had to be very strategic in providing them everything they need. Once we nailed down the essentials, we were able to develop the accents and landscaping.

    My approach to this build was to provide a contemporary aesthetic for the repurposing of a shipping container. Sally’s parents graciously allowed me to select a container on their behalf, and we were very fortunate! We had been gifted with neutral rustic kitchen pieces that provide a cozy and lived-in feel. A bright and fresh colour palette allows for pops of colours in various locations. We decided on yellow for the main house and green for the shipping container work studio.

    Since the budget was solid, the bathroom is a clean and open area for ease of maintenance and cleaning. The open staircase allows the room to feel larger instead of closed off. Upstairs, a lovely textured rug provides warmth to the couple’s bedroom.

    CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: Yes, please!

    SPACE FOR PICTURES:
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  • BuildnShareBuildnShare Posts: 3,726 Member
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    Attention Master Entrants for #156 - Home for Winterfest

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  • jordanfbrasiljordanfbrasil Posts: 80 Member
    edited January 23
    SIM ENTRY FORM
    CHALLENGE #157 - Winter Designer Showdown

    FORUM ID: jordanfbrasil
    ORIGIN ID: jordanfbrasil
    LEVEL: - my first sim entry -

    HOUSEHOLD: https://www.ea.com/games/the-sims/the-sims-4/pc/gallery/34C6C0477B3511EC85C24A384497AFB2
    LINK TO ENTRY SLIDESHOW: https://imgur.com/a/UtY8Zer

    ENTRY DETAILS:
    This green-thumbed-woodworking-young-couple is ready to conquer the world together. After receiving a new home, they knew that they had to get their closets in order. Both are equally fashionable and expressive. Neutral colours, texture and fun shapes are things they always consider when putting an outfit together.

    Dylan and Sally tend to wear similar colour palettes because they enjoy being photographed together and love to show off their collective aesthetics.

    Sally is a fan of long draping clothing as well as fit and flare shapes. She has curves and loves to show them off. Dylan is a tad on the preppy side but loves to be comfortable. He thoroughly enjoys showing off his sneaker collection!

    CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM: Yes, please!

    SPACE FOR PICTURES:

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