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Picked upload! Planters: Floor & Wall

by porphyria259 Posted 18th Jan 2012 at 3:53 PM - Updated 19th Jan 2012 at 12:29 PM by porphyria259
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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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
There are 19 meshes in all, recolorable, and base game compatible. EA had some good bones so I started with EA meshes for most of these, tweaked, twisted, and gave them a whole new purpose.

These planters act like surfaces and can therefore hold any of the plants I've created. Each has multiple slots but you'll have to play around with the plant placement a bit. I created them this way so that you can make a plant arrangement however you'd like and then move the entire pot wherever you want!

Oh, and a heads up...the Wheelbarrow and Large Urn planters have some pretty high polys. Sorry, but they were such a neat idea I had to do it!

They can also be used with the standard plants that EA has provided. They won't sit directly atop the planter, and you'll have to use the moveobjects on cheat, but layering them can produce a nice effect.

All of the hanging planters are shiftable. The hanging box planters can be shifted to fit to a specific window, or shifted to a specific height for fences. The hanging wall and ceiling planters shift as well giving you more options for varying ceiling heights. The last part of my next plant set will include some flowers that will fit these nicely...stay tuned!





Polygon Counts:
objectcostlocationpolys
Hanging ceiling planter10storage>misc128v95f
Wall hanging planter10storage>misc287v190f
Wheelbarrow planter20storage>misc1406v1527f
Asian bucket30storage>misc526v498f
Hanging box planter fancy30storage>misc242v162f
Hanging box planter30storage>misc129v114f
Federal planter square40storage>misc407v252f
Paris planter square40storage>misc856v566f
Clay vase in stand45storage>misc711v726f
Half barrel planter45storage>misc92v90f
Rounded square planter45storage>misc216v245f
Square contemporary planter45storage>misc297v160f
Origami planter small55storage>misc96v54f
Fancy planter60storage>misc681v832f
Federal planter rectangle60storage>misc407v252f
Paris planter rectangle60storage>misc1184v862f
Rounded rectangle planter60storage>misc260v270f
Origami planter large65storage>misc112v78f
Large urn planter120storage>misc2183v2790f
Tags: #plants, #planters, #pots, #garden

Style: Antique Modern Not Applicable
Room: Outdoor
Maxis Flags: AddOn

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
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
PlanterSetALL.7z 3.72 MB 14,870 18th Jan 2012
AsianBarrelPlanter.7z 92.2 KB 2,242 18th Jan 2012
ClayVaseInStand.7z 153.8 KB 2,096 18th Jan 2012
ContemporarySquarePlanter.7z 151.1 KB 2,044 18th Jan 2012
FancyPlanter.7z 433.4 KB 2,158 18th Jan 2012
FederalPlanters.7z 249.0 KB 1,977 18th Jan 2012
HalfBarrelPlanter.7z 82.1 KB 1,836 18th Jan 2012
HangingBoxPlanters.7z 130.9 KB 2,276 18th Jan 2012
HangingCeilingPlanter.7z 36.9 KB 1,992 18th Jan 2012
HangingWallPlanter.7z 44.0 KB 2,137 18th Jan 2012
LargeUrnPlanter.7z 170.3 KB 2,005 18th Jan 2012
OrigamiPlanters.7z 320.6 KB 1,708 18th Jan 2012
ParisPlanters.7z 320.6 KB 1,866 18th Jan 2012
RoundedEdgePlanters.7z 556.8 KB 2,060 18th Jan 2012
WheelbarrowPlanter.7z 167.2 KB 2,141 18th Jan 2012
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