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soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
edited March 29 in Builders
Hello everyone, this is my page where you should contact me to check-in if I'm working on your DNA request.

I'm a very collaborative person so once I've claimed your request, and you've checked in, feel free to add your input on this thread or a few inspirational pictures of any interior/exterior that you particularly love within the next couple of days afterwards. Or just wait after check-in and see what I come up with :smile:

Pictures of finished builds will be available on my Showcase thread and I will let you know once available for download.

If you would like to make a new request, please visit the main DNA Team Master Thread and look for the link to the latest monthly request page.
Link to DNA Master Thread
forums.thesims.com/en_US/discussion/607188/d-n-a-request-team-master-thread-please-do-not-post-informational-only

Link to my Sims 3 Studio
thesims3.com/userExchange.html?selectedAsstType=all&persona=soocoolsim
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  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited April 1
    CURRENT REQUESTS
    Username: ElijahsBabyGurl9
    Preferred builder* (If none, leave blank):
    Type of build (Modern, Traditional, Victorian, Gothic, etc. or leave blank): Traditional Cottage with Asian style decor
    Which EPs and SPs do you have? All EPs and SPs minus Sweet Treats
    If you have Showtime, which edition do you have (basic, Limited, or Katy Perry)? Limited
    Lot size (dimensions): 64x64
    Number of bedrooms (No more than 10): 3-4
    Specific instructions on decorating the bedrooms (gender, age, etc.)? Please have a unisex nursery, and 2 childrens bedrooms (gender neutral) Any colors and patterns are okay :)
    Number of bathrooms: 2.5
    Favorite color schemes: Browns, Greens, Floral
    Colors you dislike: White, Grey, Black
    Do you want it furnished and decorated? Yes, please
    Can patterns from Create-a-Pattern be used? Yes of course
    Required - Please list the owned Store content that can be used: Content with a ** by it is what I'd like used please (and anything else that fits an Asian Themed Traditional Cottage can be used :) Feel free to MIX n MATCH from any of the sets I've listed below <3
    **Deliciously Endulgent Bakery
    **Collectionne Stancke
    **Luxe Lounge Spa
    **Luxury Spa Set
    **Hibiscus Trio
    **Zen Again
    **Worldly Goodies
    **Provence
    **Imperial Bedroom Zen
    **World Inspiration Compliation
    Club Vaindenburger Den & Study
    **Full Storybook Set
    **Eloquently Eclectic Collection
    **Surf, Sun and Sand (Sleep)
    **Tiki Outdoor Party
    **Quaint Cottage Collection
    **Brunch at the Old Mill
    **Bohemian Garden
    **Asian Fusion
    **Itadakimasu! Japanese Inspired Dining
    **Year of the Horse
    **Explorer's Loot
    **Japanese Inspired Living Compilation
    **Year of the Tiger
    **Year of the Dragon Set
    **Year of the Rabbit
    **Ultra Lounge Laundry
    **Panda & Friends
    Critter Comforts
    **Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes
    **Vineyard Villa Furnishings
    **Mediterranean Villa Kitchen/Dining
    **Island Villa
    **Waning Moon
    **Farm Fresh Folk Set
    **Country Livin'
    **Fall Fruition
    **Harvest Bounty

    Please list the Dr. Pepper and T-Mobile promotional items that can be used: None, I do not own any
    If you will be placing this lot in an EA world, which one? Riverview/Hidden Springs
    Link to specific house or plan: https://www.eplans.com/plan/1764-square-feet-3-bedroom-2-50-bathroom-0-garage-sp167004
    Special requirements (garden, pool, hot tub, etc.)?
    Nectary+Garden, childrens play area, pet area and reading/Artists nook outdoors.
    Also an area for my Sim to display her WA collectibles and spirits she's collected (Shes in the Ghost Hunter Profession)
    I'd like the garden to be Small-Medium sized with ingredients for making quality wines. Also there is a dog and horse in the family so an area for them to at least run around is required.
    Is communication required before the builder begins work? No, but if they have questions feel free.
    Additional instructions?
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  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited April 12
    QUERIES / WIP SCREENSHOTS REGARDING CURRENT BUILD

    April 10/19
    Hi @ElijahsBabyGurl9 , here's a tweak of the shell. Does this version look better to you? I got rid of the frieze layer so while the roof pitch is steeper than the inspiration photo, the walls will drop down like normal now. There is a sun room at the rear in addition to the wrap around porch on the right side. If you are good with the shell... since you indicated you like green and I think of jade when I think Asian, I've given you an option of the green roof, however I can just utilize green on the interior. Preference of roof colour?

    Ignore the landscaping since this can change later on. Speaking of landscaping... if you would like to have the horse ball I will keep the front lawn in front of the stable/nectary empty since you'll need the space for it to work. If you don't use the horse ball, I may add a small pond.

    For the interior decor... would you prefer traditional Asian... more updated version kinda like this... or more English cottage with Asian/zen touches? Looking forward to your input :smile:
    [Edited to remove WIP]


    April 3/19
    Hi @ElijahsBabyGurl9 , Since this is a cottage, I've put it on a 40x40 as shown below which provides enough space for a kids playground, garden and room for a horse and dog to run around as requested, and also provides more options for placement in different worlds.

    WIPs below for you to make a decision on whether you still want me to proceed with this house plan. Unfortunately there are limitations in Sims 3 with what I can do to replicate the taller than normal first floor walls and the multi-level roof pieces to accommodate a usable second floor. I've tried different options and below is the closest I can get to the inspiration without wall tearing.

    You'll also see in the pics below that some frieze pieces show in the walls down / cutaway modes. If you are happy enough with this shell despite these limitations, I can proceed full speed ahead with the interior and landscaping. Thoughts?

    [Edited to remove WIPs]
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  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited March 28
    MY LATEST DNA CREATIONS - NO cc, no cap

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  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited January 5
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  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited September 2015
    OK, I'm all set now to receive check-ins on this thread :D
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  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    Thanks for claiming my request! :D
  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    You're welcome emma. I'll be touching base with you once the shell is ready before I start work on the insides since it's a large build and will take some time :)
  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    ok no problem! :D
  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    Hi @emma1293 , just touching base to assure you I've been working on your build. I have the floor plans laid out based on your detailed specs... am just fussing with tweaking the front exterior. Once I'm happy with the exterior frame I'll work on the interior furnishings.

    Modern buildings run the gamut from ultra modern to more of a blended look so I'm open to sharing WIP photos with you as touch points to ensure my vision matches with yours OR if you prefer I can just work on my own and let you know once ready for download. Just let me know what you prefer :)
  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    if it helps we could look at pictures of modern houses? or working on your own and show me what you have later and do tweeks ?
  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited April 2017
    How to you feel about this (honestly)? I will be tweaking a lot and adding the pool, landscaping, etc. as I go along... just touching base to see if this is kinda what you were thinking.

    ModernMansionWIP1_zpsalgxiub3.jpg
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  • AIRIS6962AIRIS6962 Posts: 3,866 Member
    WOW @soocoolsim , you´re really fast !!
    Your WIP looks wonderful to me.
    Happy weekend, dear <3
  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    uh oh wow! that looks awesome... is that on a 60x60 lot?
  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    also could i say that i prefer the yellow to be like a beige/white?
  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    Glad you like the framework emma and great to hear your input.
    Yes, on a 60x60 since it gives you more options for placement.
    Absolutely we can change the colours... I'm going in-game now to tweak and finalize the floor plans since we're on the same page :)

  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    oh good good cos i tried to play on a 63x63 lot and my game crashed :( like right now for instance whilst i was playing haha, the framework is awesome!, how many bedrooms are there? are you gonna take a pic of the floor plans?
  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    oooh! before i forget i now have generations!
  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited August 2017
    I'll take pics of the floor plans once I finalize all the walls. You'll see I have a few objects in the rooms... this is just for me to remember what I'm using them for and sometimes to estimate how much room I'll need. Once I get into décor I'll touch base with you again.

    OK, here we go... I've changed the colour and also started to add in some of the architectural details. Let me know if you don't like the group of L-shaped pillars in front. After this check-in the rest of the exterior (including the back) will be a secret until final reveal, ok :)

    [edited to remove WIP - Photobucket issue]

    I just noticed a wall I need to recolour... no worries, all will be checked before the final..
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  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited October 2015
    7 bedrooms... I'm putting in everything you asked for, even the cinema :smile:

    edit: Before I go much further I'll double-check everything I've used so far you own and replace if needed.
    BTW... you said in your form we could use anything from the store... does that mean you own all the store items?
  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    that looks even awesomer! but the rounded wall (front of house) colours don't seem right? what do you think? and yea i kinda dislike the L shape walls sorry!, im really not sure if i have the store items do you know which ones they are?
  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    NP sweetie, removing the L-shaped pillars is a simple thing. My only concern is that the white may look too stark but if you prefer a really clean look, it may work for you. For the rounded wall, we can try a few things... I can change it to white or use one of the brown colours using a flat paint, or I can switch the pattern from horizontal to vertical. Another option is to add windows. I'll post some pics later on and you can choose one of them.

    I'm going to use base game and the EP/SP items as much as possible but if you have stuff from the store it opens more options.
    I don't see anything on your wish list. Do you have the Bauhaus building collection?

    While I'm working on finalizing the floor plans, perhaps you can take a look online and if you find any décor photos of a few rooms you really, really like, just post the links here. Not so much that I'll duplicate, but it will give me a sense of the kind of style you like. TTFN.
  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    edited August 2017
    OK @emma1293 , I tried different options and I think this looks the best. Will be moving on to the interior then to the outdoor activities and landscaping...

    [edited to remove WIP - Photobucket issue]
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  • soocoolsimsoocoolsim Posts: 3,173 Member
    AIRIS6962 wrote: »
    WOW @soocoolsim , you´re really fast !!
    Your WIP looks wonderful to me.
    Happy weekend, dear <3

    Oopsie... missed this comment. Thanks @AIRIS6962 . I'm not that fast.... spent lots of time on this having fun instead of sleeping, lol. I think the latest tweaks look better and am finally happy with the exterior :)

  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    hey i dont have the Bauhaus building collection where can i find?... btw i love the colours! how about on some of the colums they could be stone grey? also i had a thought last night on the back at the side am i right in thinking thats the party room? well i was thinking perhaps the french doors could be used to go outside from that room? on to the back?

    btw the site wont let me post links as i'm new here
  • emma1293emma1293 Posts: 42 Member
    i just checked out the Bauhaus building collection i dont have enough sim points to get it :(
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