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

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

How Do You Use Ornaments

Use Them for DIY Crafting

Big Festive Tree ImageBig Festive Tree Festive Top Set ImageFestive Top Set Festive Tree ImageFestive Tree 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

Collect Festive Recipes from Balloon Presents

Balloon Present.jpg

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

How to Get Ornaments Fast

All Ornaments
Red Ornament IconRed Ornament Blue Ornament IconBlue Ornament Gold Ornament IconGold Ornament

Shake Festive Trees

Shake festive trees.jpg
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.

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List of Materials

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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


3 Anonymous2 months

>>1 Need a specific number of pine trees for it to be decorated

2 Anonymous2 months

>>1 What year are you in? I restarted my island in December 2019 to get the DIYs and work my way forward to current date, but no DIYs or ornaments.

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