Cardboard Box (New Horizons)

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Type of miscellaneous furniture Cardboard Box Furniture NH Inv Icon.png
Cardboard Series
Cardboard Box
Variation shown: Plain
Buy price Sell price
 120 Bells
 110 Poki
 30 Bells
Height Size
Boy 1 NH Silhouette.png
1.0 x 1.0 1.0 × 1.0
Obtain via  Resident Services Tent (Bought from Timmy)
 Nook's Cranny
Customize  Cyrus:  1,000 Bells
Variations 7 variations
HHA themes Workshop / Supermarket
HHA points 103
Cardboard Box's Plain variant
Cardboard Box's Labeled variant
Cardboard Box's Oranges variant
Cardboard Box's Apples variant
Cardboard Box's Peaches variant
Cardboard Box's Pears variant
Cardboard Box's Cherries variant
In other games
Doubutsu no Mori e+ (Apple Cardboard)
, Doubutsu no Mori e+ (Mandarin Cardboard)
Wild World (Cardboard Box)
Names in other languages
 boîte en carton
 caja de cartón
 картонная коробка
 종이 박스
 boîte en carton
 caja de cartón
 kartonnen doos

The Cardboard Box is a miscellaneous furniture item in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It is part of the Cardboard Series. As a miscellaneous item, it can be placed on either the ground or on the surfaces of tables and other similar furniture items that have surfaces for items. The item's top surface can be used to place smaller items, such as other miscellaneous furniture.

The Cardboard Box can be obtained from either Timmy at the Resident Services Tent before building Nook's Cranny, or from Nook's Cranny once it has been opened for  120 Bells. The item's variation can be customized by Cyrus at Harv's Island for  1,000 Bells. It also has a chance of randomly appearing in the Resident Services recycle box each day.

This item appears in the homes of Audie, Barold, Benjamin, Big Top, Billy, Bones, Buck, Cheri, Chief, Claude, Cleo, Cobb, Curt, Dobie, Eugene, Freckles, Gala, Hornsby, Hugh, Jacob, Katt, Keaton, Kevin, Kid Cat, Leonardo, Stinky, Stu, Tabby, Tangy, Wart Jr., and Zucker. As a result, this item has a chance to be purchasable by the player if they were invited by any of the preceding villagers.

In Happy Home Paradise, this item is available for use in designing after completing six vacation homes and the school facility. Antonio‎‎, Apple‎‎, Blaire‎‎, Boris‎‎, Cheri‎‎, Chief‎‎, Chow‎‎, Cobb‎‎, Cyrano‎‎, Deena‎‎, Elmer‎‎, Gaston‎‎, Graham‎‎, Harry‎‎, Hazel‎‎, Hugh‎‎, Kid Cat‎‎, Monty‎‎, Murphy‎‎, Nate‎‎, Pashmina‎‎, Pippy‎‎, Punchy‎‎, Rasher‎‎, Rizzo‎‎, Rocco‎‎, Shep‎‎, Simon‎‎, Sprocket‎‎, Sydney‎‎, Tasha‎‎, and Teddy‎‎ feature this item in their order list when designing their vacation home. The item is also featured in the order list of the apparel shop‎‎.

In the designing process of Happy Home Paradise, Blaire‎‎, Nate‎‎, and Teddy‎‎ require this item to be placed in or outside their vacation home. This item is also required as one of the tables for the dining hall at the café, as one of the tables for the dining hall at the restaurant, and as one of the desks for the classroom at the school.

After unlocking this item in Happy Home Paradise, the item can be purchased from Wardell's catalog for  110 Poki.


The Cardboard Box has 7 variations.















Cardboard Box (Plain) NH Icon.png Cardboard Box (Labeled) NH Icon.png Cardboard Box (Oranges) NH Icon.png Cardboard Box (Apples) NH Icon.png Cardboard Box (Peaches) NH Icon.png Cardboard Box (Pears) NH Icon.png Cardboard Box (Cherries) NH Icon.png

Use in crafting

The Cardboard Box is used as a crafting material in the DIY recipes for the following items:

Recipes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Item Image Type Available from Materials
Cardboard Table Cardboard Table Furniture  Peppy villager
Cardboard Box
Gift Pile Gift Pile Furniture  Jingle
Red Wrapping Paper
Wooden-Block Toy
Cardboard Box
Pile of Cardboard Boxes Pile of Cardboard Boxes Furniture  Lazy villager
Cardboard Box
Cardboard Bed Cardboard Bed Furniture  Lazy villager
Cardboard Box
Medium Cardboard Boxes Medium Cardboard Boxes Furniture  Lazy villager
Cardboard Box
Cardboard Chair Cardboard Chair Furniture  Lazy villager
Cardboard Box
Large Cardboard Boxes Large Cardboard Boxes Furniture  Lazy villager
Cardboard Box
Cardboard Sofa Cardboard Sofa Furniture  Peppy villager
Cardboard Box
Small Cardboard Boxes Small Cardboard Boxes Furniture  Peppy villager
Cardboard Box
Includes data sourced from this Item Spreadsheet, compiled by 6480, noizhub, Ricky, chaiinchomp, saberslime, robotic_scarab, mollumisc, sunmarsh, kyrokey, obstinateRixatrix, jackiwi, Zalex, SuperHamster, kait, hyuum, Azarro, Czarcasm, cinnamon_swirlix, astronomyfortwo, Welcius, glowtopia, BriKun, Alyrei,, StevieCoops, sneeze, Shiny190, TwistedPeach, LavaToaster, capstone, vmario, rocklamp, Alexis, Aeon, and PanchamBro.

Total Cardboard Boxes needed to craft all available items: 26.