How to Get Ornaments and How to Use Them | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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Learn all about Ornaments, a new type of Material availabe during Festive Season in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). If you want to learn how to get different kinds of Ornaments, as well as what they are used for, please read on!

Festive Season-Related Pages
Festive Top Set.pngFestive Series ACNH - Gold Ornament Icon.pngHow to Get Ornaments

When To Get Ornaments

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Northern Hemisphere December 15 to January 6 (Winter)
Southern Hemisphere December 15 to January 6 (Summer)

As Toy Day is nearing, we celebrate the joy of gift-giving! Pine trees will get decorated with illuminating lights, and you can shake those trees to get ornaments!

If you are in the Northern Hemisphere, you will celebrate this along during the season of Winter. In the Southern Hemisphere, you will celebrate this during Summer, instead!

How to Get Ornaments Fast

Shake Festive Trees

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Once the Festive Season starts, Isabelle will make an announcement on how she decorated the cedar (pine) trees with ornaments.

You can shake these trees to get Ornaments, with the Gold Ornament being the rarest of the three.

Types of Ornaments and Number Required to Create All DIYs

Material Quantity
Red Ornament IconRed Ornament 36
Blue Ornament IconBlue Ornament 43
Gold Ornament IconGold Ornament 42

How Do You Use Ornaments

Use Them for DIY Crafting

Big Festive Tree ImageBig Festive Tree Festive Rug ImageFestive Rug Festive Top Set ImageFestive Top Set Festive Tree ImageFestive Tree
Festive Wrapping Paper ImageFestive Wrapping Paper Gift Pile ImageGift Pile Holiday Candle ImageHoliday Candle Illuminated Present ImageIlluminated Present
Illuminated Reindeer ImageIlluminated Reindeer Illuminated Snowflakes ImageIlluminated Snowflakes Illuminated Tree ImageIlluminated Tree Jingle Wall ImageJingle Wall
Ornament Mobile ImageOrnament Mobile Ornament Wreath ImageOrnament Wreath Tabletop Festive Tree ImageTabletop Festive Tree

Ornaments are used as DIY crafting material to create the item(s) shown above.

These items are part of the Festive Series, a furniture and item set available during the Festive Season.

List of Festive Series Furniture & Item Recipes

Use Them for Festive Wrapping Paper

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During Toy Day, Jingle will give you a DIY recipe for Festive Wrapping Paper. You need to craft 3 in order to help him give out gifts to the villagers. You can also use it as a unique variant of wrapping papers for an extra special gift!

Toy Day Event Guide

Collect Festive Recipes from Balloon Presents

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Festive Season December 15 to January 6

The dates are the same for Northern and Southern Hemisphere players.

DIY recipes for Festive items can be obtained from popping balloons during the Festive Season.

How to Get Presents from Balloons | Spawn Rates

What to Do When Ornaments Don't Appear

Grow Cedar (Pine) Trees

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Ornaments are only displayed on Cedar trees. Other trees such as hardwoods and fruit trees do not spawn ornaments.

Prepare Empty Spaces on the Ground

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Similar to fruits, ornaments will disappear when there's no available space for them to fall into. Make sure you have enough space for the best yields!

Related Guides

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List of Materials

How to Get Materials
clay.pngClay Clump of Weed.pngClump of Weed Tree  Branch.pngTree Branch
Hardwood.pngHardwood Wood.pngWood Softwood.pngSoftwood
Stone.pngStone Iron Nugget.pngIron Nugget Gold Nugget.pngGold Nugget


Christmas Related Links
ACNH - Christmas Event Icon.pngToy Day ACNH - Jingle Icon.pngHow to Find Jingle ACNH - Festive Series Icon.pngFestive Series
ACNH - Christmas Custom Design Icon.pngChristmas Custom Designs ACNH - Toy Day Furniture Icon.pngToy Day Furniture ACNH - Snowboy Icon.pngSnowboys

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8 Anonymous5 months

>>1 I read somewhere you need 28 pine trees and a bunch of plain hardwood. Not fruit. Forgot how many hardwood

7 Anonymous5 months

>>6 You have to time travel to December 15 5am

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