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ACNH - How to Unlock the Room Sketch App
Need to sketch out a room design on the fly? The Room Sketch App in the Happy Home Paradise DLC lets you design a room and use it on a vacation home for later!

Read on to learn how to unlock the Room Sketch App, how to use it, and more on our guide below!

What is the Room Sketch App?

ACNH - White checkmark on a green background Import saved designs to rooms
ACNH - White checkmark on a green background Can be used for two-story homes
ACNH - White checkmark on a green background Can only save 1 room

App that Lets You Save Designs For Later Use

ACNH - Room Sketch App

The Room Sketch app allows you to save a room and use it later when creating a vacation home for a villager. Its function is similar to the "Copy and Paste" feature in computers.

Room Sketch can be used for two-story homes

If you have a two-story vacation home, you can use the Room Sketch app to design both the first and second floors.
How to Build Two-Story Homes

How to Unlock the Room Sketch App

ACNH - Obtained Room Sketch App

Step Directions
1  Talk to Wardell after completing the 33rd vacation home.
2  Go to the Paradise Planning office the day after.

1. Talk to Wardell After Completing the 33rd Vacation Home

ACNH - Wardell Swimming in the Water
Continue completing at least 33 vacation homes until Lottie asks you to take a break. Find Wardell swimming in the water on the northern beach to trigger a cutscene.

2. Go to the Paradise Planning Office the Day After

ACNH - Obtain Room Sketch from Lottie
After talking to Wardell, wait until the next day or time travel and go to the Paradise Planning office. Lottie will automatically give you the Room Sketch App when entering the office.

How to Use the Room Sketch App

ACNH - Using the Room Sketch app

Step Directions
1  Press the ZL Button to start the app.
2  Design a room and press the B Button.
3  Select "Save and Quit".
4  Go to work and talk to a client.
5  Enter the vacation home and start the Room Sketch app.

1. Press the ZL Button to Start the App

ACNH - Open Room Sketch app
After obtaining the app, press the ZL button to launch the Room Sketch app.

2. Design a Room and Press the B Button

ACNH - Press B to complete the design
Create a room and press the B button to finish the design.

3. Select Save and Quit

ACNH - Select Save and Quit
Select "Save and Quit" to save the design for later use.

4. Go to Work and Talk to a Client

ACNH - Go to Work and Talk to a Client
Talk to Lottie inside the office and go to work. Find a client on the beach and build a vacation home for them.

5. Enter the Vacation Home and Start the Room Sketch App

Open Room Sketch Select "Yes"

Enter the vacation home and start the Room Sketch app. Select "Yes" to place the saved room design in the vacation room.

Room Sketch can be used for two-story homes

If you have a two-story vacation home, you can use the Room Sketch app to design both the first and second floors.
How to Build Two-Story Homes

Room Sketch App Limitations

Only 1 Room Can Be Saved

ACNH - Design the Room

You can only design and save one room in the Room Sketch app. You cannot create multiple rooms and save them for later use.

Limited Furniture Selection

Furniture Usable in Room Sketch App
ACNH - White checkmark on a green backgroundFurniture that you have obtained.
ACNH - White checkmark on a green backgroundFurniture ordered for work.

In the Room Sketch app, you can only use furniture that you have obtained and furniture that you have ordered for work. Note that you cannot use furniture that you have never obtained in your own account.

Cannot Use for Exteriors and Facilities

You cannot use Room Sketch to place a saved design on the exterior of a vacation home or facilities. You can only use it in the interior of a vacation home.

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