Which were your three favourite entries?

Alex - The Potting Shed
6 (5.6%)
Claire Fox - "Middle of the City" Earth
3 (2.8%)
Pupdude - Bachelor's Bungalow
1 (0.9%)
Sans_Sanity - The Minimalist's Dream Home
8 (7.4%)
Snufflesxx -Little Lucie's Caravan
4 (3.7%)
RaiaDraconis - Teeny House on the Prairie
4 (3.7%)
Jaaaaks - Simply Rustic
6 (5.6%)
Chuckles_82 - Singular Efficiency
14 (13%)
Ladybug53 - Micro-Mini
2 (1.9%)
Vinyl - The Peaceful Slumber
3 (2.8%)
ratchie - Fleur Cottage
1 (0.9%)
MissPlumbBob - Single Mom Studio
2 (1.9%)
hazelnut - Black & White & Re(a)d
9 (8.3%)
PrincessMimi - My (Mini) Home in Pink and Green
4 (3.7%)
Ausette - Micropolis
8 (7.4%)
Gheez - The Titchy GnHome
1 (0.9%)
Gogowars329 - Yellow Cross Starter
2 (1.9%)
Neashaleigh - World's Smallest House
1 (0.9%)
Decima - Caravan Starter
14 (13%)
Twinmum - Comfy Cozy
2 (1.9%)
Saltpastillen - The Study Shack
9 (8.3%)
CynKuy - Don't Laugh It's Paid For...
4 (3.7%)

Total Members Voted: 34

Voting closed: March 14, 2013, 04:31:21 AM

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Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« on: February 23, 2013, 12:40:59 PM »

Building Contests 2013: 4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter

The Task:
Minimalism is defined as a style or technique characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. We are taking this extreme to the extreme! You are tasked with building a house that includes everything a Sim requires to live there (kitchen, bathroom, bed, entertainment, etc.) with an obsessive focus on saving space, multipurpose uses, and a micro budget.

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Less is more – the best entry is one that makes the best use of the fewest floor tiles, walls, and Simoleons.

Entry Specifications:
  • Lot Type: Residential
  • Lot Size: 10x10 or 10x15
  • Budget: $16,500
  • Content Restrictions: There are no additional content restrictions.
  • Number of Bed Spaces: Minimum of 1
  • Other Specifications:
    • Minimize floor space – be sure to test your build for routing issues!
    • One overhead screenshot must have the floor grid on so it's easy to count the number of "squares" used.

Contest Start Date: Sunday, February 24 - 12:00am
Contest End Date: Saturday, March 9 - 11:59pm

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2013, 04:53:24 PM »
The Potting Shed

Lot size: 10 x 10 (designed to sit next to the Landgraab house in Sunset Valley)
Furnished price: 11,705
Unfurnished price: 6,078
Bed spaces: 1
Expansions required: Pets, Showtime, Ambitions, Generations
Store content: none

This converted potting shed is now an attractive minimalist home for the single sim just starting out.

Its location allows the occupant to gaze out and dream about being able to afford a decent-sized home one day…

…but for now, the interior boasts a small but functional kitchen, a somewhat comfortable bed, and a simple bathroom, all contained within a 5x5 square.

The close proximity of the bed to the kitchen might seem like a fire waiting to happen, but it also allows a Sim to roll out of bed and straight to the fridge, saving precious time every morning. The provision of a laptop allows a Sim to chat online, work from home or build skills, although Sims are advised to keep the laptop in their inventory during mealtimes to avoid getting toast crumbs in the keyboard.

The bathroom is small but tastefully-decorated, albeit in need of some self-cleaning upgrades. The shower runs cold occasionally, but it’s also eco-friendly. The comfy toilet even allows for extra seating in case of multiple guests for dinner.

1. Fireproofing the stove before the bed catches fire is highly recommended.
2. The right hand side of the lot is likely to need smoothing, depending on exactly where the house is placed.
3. The kitchen/bed thing is fully functional but the bed has developed a tendency to clone itself (if you delete the spares in buy mode, it magically works again). Bunk beds always do that in my game, though, so I hope it’s just me….

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2013, 05:24:13 PM »
the bed has developed a tendency to clone itself (if you delete the spares in buy mode, it magically works again). Bunk beds always do that in my game, though, so I hope it’s just me….

That explains it then - I've had that happen to me too, but I thought that I somehow accidentally placed two on top of each other.

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2013, 12:04:43 AM »
"Middle of the City" Earth
(Set in Riverside, but could go anywhere really~)

Lot size: 10 x 10
Furnished price: 10,724
Unfurnished price: 7,071
Bed spaces: 1
Expansions required: Pets, Showtime, Outdoor Living Stuff
Store content: none

Moving into a bigger city from nothing but fields, This earthy-styled home made me feel, well, right at home!

Working part-time and studying for college, this "apartment-sized" house really hit the spot when I could keep my garden outside! I'm not sure about you, but for a "tree-hugger" like me, that really sealed the deal.

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2013, 07:35:41 PM »
(Note: Meant to be read with a prissy voice.  See Honeybadger video (Yes, THAT video) for info)

Name: Bachelor's Bungalow
Size: 10x10
Location: Compatible with pretty much anywhere, best if placed on flat areas
Furnished Price: $7,554
Unfurnished Price: $6,804
Expansions Required: None (That's right, it's base game compatible)
Store Content: None
Custom Content: None (Other than the house itself)
Tile Space Total: (8x2)+(6x2)+(6x2)+(1x2)=42 (Now how did that happen? XD)

This little shack may be cramped, but with a little tweaking (You have the money for it anyway) and no need for a driveway (Cars are expensive anyway), you can add about 18 more tiles to your house.  Or if you want a car, you can actually GET a car.  And not just a Jalopy, but a truck!  Or a motorcycle, if you have Ambitions!

As you can see, it's absolutely perfect for lone sims looking for something cheap (I mean, inexpensive.  Certainly NOT cheap, there are absolutely NO structural defects whatsoever. *sweating*).  It may be cramped for more than one sim, but this house was not DESIGNED to house more than one sim at a time.

Okay, so the sink's outside the bathroom.  Doesn't matter, you don't need privacy to wash your hands.

Note: Fire Alarm Not Included.  Not like you can't just buy one.  If you wanted, you could buy a burglar alarm.  You have THAT much money left over.

Here, you can park your car (Driveway Marker Not Included).  Or you can build on it for an extra 18 tiles of space!

I know, very cramped, but so what?  With the money you save, even from choosing Furnished, you can INVEST and still have a good amount of money left over.  Score!

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2013, 09:48:45 AM »
The Minimalist's Dream Home

Lot size: 10 x 10
Location: Originally Sunset Valley - but pretty sure you could put it anywhere
Furnished price: 9,462
Unfurnished price: 5,724
Bed spaces: 1
Expansions required: Supernatuaral, Generations (pretty sure I stuck to those two...)
Store content: None

The beach house dream, at a bargain price;

A fully equipped home; designed for the modern professional... on a serious budget!

Overhead view;

(Sorry about the zz in the picture - realised I hadn't taken some of the screenies until after I did a quick test for any pathing issues!)

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2013, 11:00:27 AM »
Little Lucie's Caravan

(I was going to go for an outdoor type build, it didn't work out so I came up with this instead. It has a little story to go with it so enjoy!)

Lot Size : 10 x 10
Unfurnished Price : 4,951
Furnished : 6,681
Expansion packs used : Pets, Generations
Stuff packs used : None
Store content used : Mr Turnwillow (scarecrow) that is part of Riverview (free)
Number of bed spaces : 2

When Lucie's family was split apart through a painful divorce, she and her mother were forced to move out of their comfy family home and live in a hotel. However, one night, when Lucie returned from school, her Mum told her to pack her bags. She's found them a place to live! Lucie was excited. What colour would she have her bedroom? Was there a garden? Would it be the envy of all her friends?

But when they arrived, all Lucie saw a old, wooden caravan.

"I think we're in the wrong place, Mum." Lucie said nervously.
"No, no, this is it! It's even named after you, Lucie. It's called 'Little Lucie's Caravan.'" Her Mum replied, grinning from ear to ear.

It was cramped and there wasn't even a toilet inside - you had to go outside to the little shed... uh, thing at the back of the garden.

Lucie had her own bed - not a room, but a bed, and it was a bunk bed, but Lucie was afraid of heights. Oh, bother!

The outside was quite nice though, with a scarecrow and a little pair of flamingos.

Hey, it may not be a castle, but at least it's a home  :)

Note: The bed on the right isn't accessible when somebody is using the counter below. Apart from that, no routing issues.
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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2013, 03:20:25 PM »
Teeny House on the Prairie

Lot Size: 10x10 (in this instance, placed next to the Sekemoto house in Sunset Valley)
Cost: (including the §200 cost for the 10x10 lot)
   Unfurnished: §4,627
   Furnished: §6,274
Expansions Used: Ambitions (white hydrangea), Generations (chair and bunk bed)
Stuff Packs Used: None
No. Beds: 1

This cozy little starter home is perfect for the single sim who wants affordability without sacrificing ambiance. The main living/dining/kitchen area is a small but workable 18 squares with a loft bed, television, comfy chair, basic kitchen, and two-seat dinette all in soft shades of yellow, green, and blue.

The bathroom, while utilitarian, will fulfill a sim's basic needs. The sink can even serve double duty as a dishwasher!

For the sim on a tight budget this house also features a basic garden in the front for free nibbles, plus a bike rack for the eco-friendly types (or those who simply cannot afford a Sloppy Jalopy).

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2013, 07:31:31 PM »
Simply Rustic

Lot size: 15 x 10
Furnished price: 15,414
Unfurnished price: 11,857
Bed spaces: 1
Expansions required: Seasons, Pets, Generations, Late Night, Ambitions
Store content: none

This small hill is built on a bit of a gentle hill. It may look small - and it is - but it is very rustic and almost vintage inside. This house is perfect for a down-to-earth bachelorette or a senior ready to wind down and enjoy the simple things in life.

When entering this tiny yet humble abode, you will stumble across the very modest seating area.

The couch is a nice worn leather. The tv is a little dated but - hey - you at least get satellite. The mirror there is to make sure you get one last look at yourself before you go about your day.

Shimmy to the right and here's the small yet fully functional kitchen.

Just a small makeshift bar/island seating and a nice (fake) flower for a small accent. The kitchen appliances are brand new and are of slightly higher-end, just to help avoid the nuisance of purchasing that upgrade you're bound to get anyways.

Around that little wall is the the bed nook...

And what you can't see is a bookshelf against the wall. And behind this little nook is the bathroom.

Wait! You will notice there is no sink! Unfortunately the proprietors can't compensate for that, so you're going to have to use the sink in the kitchen.... (so be careful! Really!)

And that's all! Here's a look at the floor plan with the spaces on the floor so you can see just how big your new, very modest, yet very livable house is.


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« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2013, 12:10:06 AM »
Singular Efficiency

Price Furnished: §6294
Price Unfurnished: §4932
Lot Size: 10x10
Bed Spaces: 1
Description: Single living is much more efficient than living with others. That is why you want your house to be efficient too. It makes very efficient use of space, saving you simoleans. For those who would like to spend a little extra, a flat screen TV can be mounted above the kitchenette.
Content: Base game, Ambitions, Late Night, Pets, Seasons
Floor squares: 17 1/2

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2013, 09:05:08 AM »
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Lot Size : 10x10
Cost Furnished : 5,095
Cost Unfurnished : 4,415

Expansions Used : Late Night - Generations .
Stuff Packs Used : None .
Free Store Items : None .

NoCCs or Mods were used.

As small as this Micro-Mini house is , it's quite efficient . Even though it was built on a very tight budget you'll find it quite comfortable .

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2013, 01:37:17 PM »
The Peaceful Slumber
Lot Size: 10x10
Lot Value: $6,773
Content Used: All Expansions
Number of Bed Spaces: 1
Number of Floor Tiles: 9
Description:  This unique home features a serenity pond with fountain, perpetual flame, and a very restful interior.  It requires minimal maintenance, and is shared with the most quiet roommate one could ask for!

-The fire option will probably have to be chosen from the fx settings to create the perpetual flame.
-There's a possibility the bunk bed will clone itself when the home is placed (it'll be very obvious visually if it happens).  To fix, simply delete the clones.
-The urn doesn't have an occupant.
-The food processor allows fresh parfait and autumn salads to be made.  If you wish, a microwave can be substituted (and is cheaper to boot!).

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #12 on: February 28, 2013, 07:22:08 PM »
Fleur Cottage.

Lot size:10 by 10.
price furnished 10,664
Expansion packs used:base game,ambitions,generations,supernatural,late night.
Stuff packs used:Master suite stuff,Seventies eighties and nineties stuff.

Ladies and gentlemen of the forum let our lovely hostess Stella show you around her charming little home.

The front of the cottage has a beautiful flora display.

The kitchen is fully functional and there is room at the dinning table for a guest.

The bathroom is quite spacious for such a small house.

You can even laze around in bed and watch tv with this specially designed peice of bedroom furniture.

At the end of a hard day you can relax in the garden and watch your veggies grow.

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2013, 05:51:50 AM »
Single Mom Studio

Lot Size: 10 x 10
Location: Anywhere it can fit, so everywhere!
Furnished Price: 9,926
Unfurnished Price: 5,714
Expansion and Stuff Packs Used: (possibly) All (with no Store content or CC)
Bed Spaces: 1.5 (if you will)
Number of Floor Tiles: 22 1/2
Wall Sections: 23

Description: This small yet stylish home is perfect for the working mother and her toddler. With its neutral color scheme and affordable price, it's sure to be a big hit in the housing market.

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #14 on: March 02, 2013, 03:36:38 AM »
Black & White & Re(a)d

Lot size: 10x10
1 bed space, 1 bath
Price: §7313 furnished, §5059 unfurnished
Content used: Ambitions, Generations, Pets, Showtime
Size: 20½ squares

Q: What’s black and white and re(a)d all over?
A: This house, of course!

The main living area serves as kitchen, bedroom and study – and dance floor, as long as your moves don’t get too wild.  As well as the stereo, there is a computer for work, socialising and fun – and if it breaks, you can always entertain yourself by reading the wallpaper.

The roller blind above the bed can be pulled down for greater cosiness and privacy at night – or simply to keep the daylight out if you’ve been working the night shift.  Alternatively, it can be used to hide an unmade bed and cluttered desk from the eyes of guests.

The kitchen has a cooker, fridge and preparation space, plus a dining area for two.  At a pinch, an extra guest could eat at the desk (assuming you’ve tidied it).

The tiny bathroom has a shower and toilet – the washbasin is just outside the door so that it can double as a kitchen sink and also has a mirror above for gussying up and charisma practice.

Outside, the garden is small but distinctively landscaped.  Many ordinary houses have a rockery.  This one has a... papery.  All paper bundles are recycled and guaranteed water-resistant.

It also has the advantage that the scruffy paperboy/girl tossing your newspaper on the lawn is just adding to the effect :).


1.  This loft bed also seems to suffer from the cloning issue.
2. Everything is usable - although it looks a little disconcerting when Sims crawl through the roller blind to get into bed.

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2013, 04:30:43 PM »
My (Mini) Home in Pink and Green
Lot size: 10x15
Furnished Price: 6,779
Unfurnished Price: 5,212
Expansion Packs Used: Base and Ambitions
Bed Spaces: 1
Number of Floor Tiles: 24

Just because this home is petite doesn't mean the buyer has to sacrifice style! This ultra feminine home embraces the essence of one of nature's best color combos, Pink and Green. The outside is somewhat calm and neutrally colored, as we (the building company) don't want to overwhelm passerbys.

Although the home only uses 24 tiles, it contains everything one needs for comfortable living, including a fully functional kitchen with a newly updated stove. All of the appliances were custom made, as one cannot find patterned televisions and fridges at regular retail stores.

For the sake of the many victims of head-bumping induced by bunk beds, we have put in a traditional bed. You are welcome. Feel free to furnish your new home with your own paintings (that match the color scheme, of course!).

Although you are not able see it, the shower tiles match the pink and green pattern that covers many of the other pieces of furniture. Although the toilet and sink are made out of rare green porcelain, they function the same way as the traditional kind.

Since this home is set in eternal spring (for those who haven't purchased seasons yet, anyway) there is a charming benchon which you can sit, cooled by the shade of the large cherry tree above you.

We decided that we needed guard animals for the entry way, but found the traditional options like griffins and dragons too scary and dangerous so we decided on penguins. These two footed waddle-y topiaries will do their best to protect your home from invaders and even got all dressed up for you! (Although we suggest you purchase a burglar alarm just in case.)

All of us at Girlie-Girl builders hope that you decide to make this charming pink and green paradise your own!

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2013, 12:00:00 AM »
Micropolis, by Ausette

Lot Type: Residential, studio 1 ba
Lot Size: 10 x 10
Cost when placed on 10 x 10 lot: $14,615 ($8,973 unfurnished)
Contains Ambitions, Generations, Late Night, Pets, and Showtime content

Do you want the feel of the bustling city, but without the annoying neighbours? Never fear; Micropolis provides you with all the exposed brick and claustrophobia you could ever want! There’s even a TV, and an accessible rooftop where you can dance or play the instrument of your choice.

Can be downloaded on its main thread, here.

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« Reply #17 on: March 04, 2013, 11:40:03 PM »
The Titchy GnHome

Lot size: 10 x 10
Furnished price: £8,419
Unfurnished price: £3,729 (excluding cost of lot)
Bed spaces: 1
Expansions required: Late Night, Generations (patched to 1.50.56)
Store content: none

Could this compact, minimal house be your ideal, minimalistic starter home?

The design covers just 15 floor squares and comprises of an open plan living area with separate bathroom.

Decorated throughout in a minimalistic,  monochrome style; this bijou property boasts a streamlined, fully functional, fitted kitchen, a multi-function hygiene facility, a comfortable sleeping area and combi-dining/study/entertainment space, complete with the latest, state of the art laptop.  This could truly be your first home from home.

The outside area is neat and extremely low-maintenance with a feature, minimalistic zen garden, lovingly tended by what could be your own gnome from gn'home.

The minimalistic, monochrome interior design scheme with its white walls* is very inoffensive and restful, allowing you to add a splash of colour that will 'pop' to brighten both your room and your day.  You can further personalise the property by hanging your favourite painting, customising your bedding or perhaps adding a tasteful floor rug.

If you're looking for your first affordable home then please look no further than The Titchy GnHome: you'd be barking mad not to!

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #18 on: March 05, 2013, 01:39:22 AM »
Building Contest 2013, #4
Extreme Minimalistic Starter


Name: Yellow Cross Starter
Lot Size: 10 x 15
Bedrooms and Bathrooms: Studio, 1 ba
Cost Furnished: $12,530
Cost Unfurnished: $10,835
EP and SPs: Ambitions, (Door) Generations, (Loft Bed, Dresser, Mirror) Pets, (Painting) Master Suite, (Windows) Showtime, (Windows) Seasons (Shower/Tub)

Yellow Cross Starter is the perfect house for any Sim ready to move into the rich area of Twinbrook, but into a small cheap house that still looks made for the area. Combining class with minimalism this starter was once owned by Lolly Racket, before she moved on to start her career in politics to boost her family’s name so they could-wait I’m babbling now. I’ll just show you the house.

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« Reply #19 on: March 06, 2013, 04:48:44 AM »
World's Smallest House

Lot Size: 10x10
Cost furnished: §6,785
Cost unfurnished: §3,551

No store items or cc used

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YES! There is a toilet. It's under the bed and works fine. I've tested the house for routing issues.

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« Reply #20 on: March 06, 2013, 03:09:57 PM »
Caravan Starter
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Lot size: 10x10
Furnished price: 13,607
Unfurnished price: 6,630
Content used: World Adventures, Ambitions, Generations, Pets, maybe Outdoor Living or townlife.
No Store or CC.

Fantastic caravan for the Sim just starting out! 1 bed, 1 bathroom. Large bay window for your sim to look out of while plotting their next great adventure.

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« Reply #21 on: March 08, 2013, 05:01:00 PM »

Name: Comfy Cozy
Lot Type: Residential
Bed spaces: 1
Bathroom: 1
Lot Size: 10 x 10
Price: Furnished - §14,421 (unfurnished §9,031)
Floor spaces taken up: 18

Expansion and Stuff Packs used: World Adventures, Ambitions, Generations, Pets, Seasons, Master Suite. Note: You could probably get away with just Generations for the bed and dresser (I think the dresser is the only single square dresser in the catalog)
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So, you are heading to University but don't want to live in a dorm or share house, but you just can't afford one of those large houses. Twinsom Realty may have just the solution you need. Introducing the Comfy Cozy. This little cottage is ideal for the single Sim on a budget. It may be small, but space is the only sacrifice you will make. With sleeping facilities for 1, it also has a bathroom with shower, toilet and a dresser! That's right, there is even a dresser so yo don't have to be confined to just one outfit. In the living area, you will find an easy chair for watching TV (and it's not one of those cheap TV's that get very poor reception thus giving you a bad mood) or reading something from the bookcase. There is also a table and comfortable chair for eating at, of if you have a laptop, studying. On the wall behind the easy chair is a mirror to check your appearance and do your hair. The kitchen has all you need, a fridge, stove, sink and even a trash compactor (you don't want smells from an open garbage wafting into your living area)
The yard is kept simple for easy maintenance. There is a small vegetable garden out the back, so even when money is really tight, you will still be able to at least eat!

The front view.

The back view with garden.


Looking from the kitchen, you can see the front door and the living area.

The compact kitchen (the sink is out of shot to the left)

Relax in the easy chair while you watch TV.

Looking from the kitchen, through the living area and to the bathroom.

The shower and dresser.

The other side of the bathroom with the toilet.

A night view.

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Offline samoht04

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #22 on: March 09, 2013, 04:56:03 AM »
This contest ends tonight! Make sure to get your entries in by 11:59pm your local time!
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The Study Shack
« Reply #23 on: March 09, 2013, 02:08:27 PM »
The Study Shack

Lot size: 10 x 10
Furnished price: § 8,825
Unfurnished price: § 5,282
Floor tiles used: 17
Expansions used: Base game, Supernatural, Pets, Generations, Showtime, World Adventures, Nightlife, Ambitions
Stuff packs used: Master Suite, Outdoor living
Store content: none

The Study shack combines the efficient living of student housing with a beach flair. With the exotic flower prints and bright colors the Study Shack will even make studying for final exams feel like a breeze.

The house lets you make ample use of outdoor as well as indoor living. Save some money buy growing your own food, invite your friends over for a bbq or just relax with a good book.

The desk has lots of room for a laptop and a stereo so that you can enjoy music while studying. (Unfortunately you can't work out with the stereo as long as it's standing on the table. How fortunate that it's portable and you can move it anywhere you want.)

In just 17 floortiles you have everything you need.

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Re: Building Contest 2013:4 - Extreme Minimalistic Starter
« Reply #24 on: March 09, 2013, 03:15:27 PM »
Building Contest 2013-4, Minimalist Starter.
Name:  Don't Laugh It's Paid For...
By:  CynKuy

Lot Size: 10 X 10
Furnished: 8,728
Unfurnished: 6,234
1 Bedspace
20 Floor Tiles

Content: May include Base, Ambitions, World Adventures, Pets, Generations, Late Night,
Fast Lane, Supernatural, Seasons.


This home is designed to brighten the mood of any Sim just starting out. 
It has an Exhilirating Shower and the stove that makes it easy for a novice
to learn cooking skill. The loft bed has a computer nook below it with a radio
for entertainment.  Even the lights add to the environment.  Outside is a
pretty little flower garden with a flamingo for decoration and on the side yard
is a small vegetable and fruit garden.

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