How to Make Flowerbeds | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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Decorate your flowers by learning how to create flowerbed custom designs in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to see how they can be used to instantly beautify your island!

How to Create a Flowerbed Design

Resulting Look

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This is a flowerbed design where you can plant flowers inside. With this design, you will need 2 horizontal, 2 vertical, and 4 corner patterns; a total of 8 custom design slots required for this design.

Steps to Create a Flowerbed

Horizontal and Vertical Bricks

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Using red, draw 2 bricks that are 8 spaces tall.
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Using the Fill Tool, make the rest of the canvas transparent.
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Fill the bricks with orange.
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Frame the inner edges with yellow.
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Change red to the darkest color.
Hue: 13th from the right
Vividness: 5th from the right
Brightness: 4th from the right
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Change orange to the mid-color.
Hue: 13th from the right
Vividness: 5th from the left
Brightness: 1st from the right
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Change yellow to the main color. The first tile is complete.
Hue: 13th from the right
Vividness: 8th from the right
Brightness: 1st from the right
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Duplicate the design. We will edit this to make the second tile.
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Use the Move Design tool to move the design to the top. The second tile is complete.
10 flowerbed 10.jpgEnlarge Using the same method above, create the first vertical tile. The third tile is complete.
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Duplicate the pattern, and move the design to the other side. The fourth tile is complete.

Corner Bricks

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To make a corner brick, draw a 4x4 L-shape at the corner.
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Complete the tile. This will be 8x8 spaces.
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Make sure the rest of the canvas is transparent.
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Fill in the corner brick with orange.
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Frame the inner edges with yellow.
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Change the colors as specified above. The fifth tile is complete.
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You can duplicate the design, and repeat the steps in another corner. The sixth tile is complete.
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Do the lower-right piece. The seventh tile is complete.
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Make the last corner, and the last tile is complete!

How to Change Colors on a Palette

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1 In the tools section, select Change Color.
2 Select a color with the L and R button and adjust the sliders as needed.

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Flowerbed Designs and Examples

Hedge Flowerbeds to Create a Park

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This tile design has a natural look, and works well with grass and bricks. Place some hedges over it for a classy finish.

This design only takes up 2 custom design slots, as you only need 1 horizontal and 1 vertical piece.

Custom Design Drawings

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Click on the photos above to enlarge them.

The hedge flowerbeds are simple yet elegant. You can change up the colors to your liking.

Cute Arrangement in Pink

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Create a cute retro-style area by changing the hedge flowerbeds to pink. Add some cute pink furniture, and you're good to go!

Classy Arrangement in White

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The hedge flowerbed in white also goes well with a wooden platform. Change up colors, or increase the wood grain to suit your style.

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