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Animal Crossing: New Horizons winter Snowflake DIY recipe guide

Turn these twinkling Snowflakes into beautiful wallpaper and flooring

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An Animal Crossing villager holds up a snowflake Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon

During the winter time, Animal Crossing: New Horizons players will find special Snowflakes floating around their island to craft with.

From December until February in the Northern Hemisphere, and June until August in the Southern Hemisphere, Snowflakes will float around in the air. You can use your bug net to catch them right out of the air. If you listen carefully, you can hear the Snowflakes near you make a twinkling sound.

Just like other seasonal recipes, the winter recipes need to be shot out of the air from a balloon using a slingshot. These recipes will only spawn during the winter, so if you miss out on them, you’ll have to time travel, or ask your buddies for help.

The recipes below can be collected throughout all of winter. Other snow-themed recipes may be locked to specific winter months, however.

Falling-snow Wall

An Animal Crossing recipe with a Falling-snow Wall Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon
  • 3 Snowflakes
  • 10 Stone

Iceberg Flooring

An Animal Crossing recipe for an Iceberg Flooring Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon
  • 10 Snowflakes

Iceberg Wall

An Animal Crossing recipe for an Iceberg Wall Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon
  • 10 Snowflakes

Ski-slope Flooring

An Animal Crossing recipe for a Ski-slope Flooring Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon
  • 8 Snowflakes

Ski-slope Wall

An Animal Crossing recipe for a Ski-slope Wall Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon
  • 8 Snowflakes

Snowflake Pochette

An Animal Crossing recipe for a Snowflake Pochette Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon
  • 6 Snowflakes

Snowflake Wall

An Animal Crossing recipe for a Snowflake Wall Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon
  • 12 Snowflakes

Snowflake Wreath

An Animal Crossing recipe for a Snowflake Wreath Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via Polygon

This recipe can be obtained from Isabelle during her morning announcements, as well as balloons that fly above your island.

  • 4 Snowflakes

There are many other seasonal recipes to unlock, depending on the season:


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