The Sims 2 - HomeCrafter Plus

March 4, 2007

Filed under: Tutorials — Soozie @ 11:43 am

With HomeCrafter Plus you can create unique design elements for your floor tiles, wall coverings and ground cover and combine them in new ways. You can preview your own creations in HomeCrafter Plus before importing them to The Sims 2.

You must have The Sims 2 installed in order to install The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus. Don’t launch or install The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus when you are running The Sims 2 and/or The Sims 2 Body Shop. You can double click on the file and follow the instructions. Install it in the default folder.

Soozie explains in a few steps how to use HomeCrafter Plus:

Step 1: Open The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus.

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Step 2: Choose what You want to create: wall coverings, floor tiles or ground cover (For My tutorial I choose wall coverings).

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Step 3: Choose what kind of wall covering You want to create (For My tutorial I choose wall paint).

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Step 4: Push the Clone Button The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus Clone Button, Left Side Window.

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Step 5: Don’t close HomeCrafter! Go to Your favorite Image Editor Program (like Photoshop) and open the Cloned Wall. You will find it in this folder located in MyDocuments:

EA/Sims2/Projects/Homecrafterplus/Workingmap.

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Step 6: Create your own preferred Wall with your Image Editor Program and push save.

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Step 7: Go Back to HomeCrafter Plus and Push the Round Arrow Button The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus Round Arrow Button (Left Side Window).

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Step 8: Change Name, description and Price.

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Step 9: Import in to game, Push Import Button The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus Save in Import Button (Right Side Window).

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Step 10: Push The Save in File Button The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus Save in File Button and Your game will make a Sims2Pack from it automatically.

The Sims 2 HomeCrafter Plus Sims2Pack Icon

Step 11: Go to Your game And check Your Own Made wall coverings.

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  1. I did all kthat but the file isn’t where you said it would be

    Comment by Emily — March 31, 2007 @ 7:39 pm

  2. S’ok…t’was me being a little thick….all good now!

    Comment by JohnnyB — March 4, 2009 @ 8:50 pm

  3. Nice Tut
    My problem is really that I just simply can’t open HomeCrafter at all
    I’ve installed it, but no mater what I do, it just won’t start/open.

    Help anyone?

    Comment by Nathaniel — May 11, 2009 @ 12:18 pm

  4. kool!!! =]

    Comment by Ambee — May 26, 2009 @ 7:07 pm

  5. thanks for your help!! love the simple instructions!! lol! :D thanks again!! :D xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    Comment by little thick ellie!! xx — September 22, 2009 @ 9:19 pm

  6. i found my file in: documents- sims- projects- homecrafter- working directory

    Comment by steph — October 26, 2009 @ 9:39 pm

  7. i needed this tutorial i allways add the home crafter tool but never use it. because didn’t have an understanding of what to do. but now maybe i will try this simple tool. thank you so much for sharing.

    Comment by luvunya owen — July 17, 2011 @ 7:14 pm

  8. okay so i did all of that but how do you upload the creations to a website like Modthesims2 or The sims Resource. the files wont show up I dont want to use them in the game i just want to upload them.

    Comment by finlaayx — February 12, 2012 @ 4:23 pm

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