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Stationery, also referred to as paper (びんせん binsen?), is a gameplay element in the Animal Crossing series; its primary function is for letter writing, and for receiving items in the mail. It comes in packs of four, with a variety of different patterns and themes.

Stationery on the ground in New Leaf

Stationery can be obtained in a number of ways:

If the player receives a letter written on previously unencountered stationery, the stationery will be automatically added to the player's catalog in Animal Crossing: Wild World. This also applies to stationery sent by special characters or the HRA. Although these types of stationery cannot be bought or written on, they will appear in the catalog.

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the mail system works differently, and stationery is no longer an item. Instead, the different cards stored on the card stand at the airport serve the same function and mail delivery costs 200 Bells, regardless of the design which is used in a letter. Consequently, any card designs used by a player do not appear in their catalog. Some stationery is only available to use for a limited time, often coinciding with the dates of in game events or seasons.

List of stationery[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

For more information on diaries, see Diaries & Journals

In Animal Crossing, letter papers and diaries can be purchased. Letter papers that is available for purchase at Tom Nook's are sold at 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells per stack of four and can be ordered via Catalog. Tom Nook will buy them back for 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 10 Bells per piece. Diaries are similar to letters. They can be written in and also hold the calendar.

Name Image Description
Airmail Paper Airmail Paper PG.png
Sparkly Paper Sparkly Paper PG.png
Bamboo Paper Bamboo Paper PG.png
Orange Paper Orange Paper PG.png
Essay Paper Essay Paper PG.png
Panda Paper Panda Paper PG.png
Ranch Paper Ranch Paper PG.png
Steel Paper Steel Paper PG.png
Blossom Paper Blossom Paper PG.png
Vine Paper Vine Paper PG.png
Cloudy Paper Cloudy Paper PG.png
Petal Paper Petal Paper PG.png
Snowy Paper Snowy Paper PG.png
Rainy Day Paper Rainy Day Paper PG.png
Watermelon Paper Watermelon Paper PG.png
Deep Sea Paper Deep Sea Paper PG.png
Starry Sky Paper Starry Sky Paper PG.png
Daisy Paper Daisy Paper PG.png
Bluebell Paper Bluebell Paper PG.png
Maple Leaf Paper Maple Leaf Paper PG.png
Woodcut Paper Woodcut Paper PG.png
Octopus Paper Octopus Paper PG.png
Festive Paper Festive Paper PG.png Used by Jingle. Gray paper with green border decorated by some hollies. The holly flower also decorates the top center of the paper.
Skyline Paper Skyline Paper PG.png
Museum Paper Museum Paper PG.png
Fortune Paper Fortune Paper PG.png Used by Katrina. A white paper with red swirly decorations on the top and bottom of the paper. The word "Fortune" is written in the top center of the card and a red paw print is underneath.
Stageshow Paper Stageshow Paper PG.png
Thick Paper Thick Paper PG.png
Spooky Paper Spooky Paper PG.png
Noodle Paper Noodle Paper PG.png
Neat Paper Neat Paper PG.png
Horsetail Paper Horsetail Paper PG.png
Felt Paper Felt Paper PG.png
Parchment Parchment PG.png
Cool Paper Cool Paper PG.png
Elegant Paper Elegant Paper PG.png
Lacy Paper Lacy Paper PG.png
Polka-Dot Paper Polka-Dot Paper PG.png
Dizzy Paper Dizzy Paper PG.png
Rainbow Paper Rainbow Paper PG.png
Hot Neon Paper Hot Neon Paper PG.png
Cool Neon Paper Cool Neon Paper PG.png
Aloha Paper Aloha Paper PG.png
Ribbon Paper Ribbon Paper PG.png
Fantasy Paper Fantasy Paper PG.png
Cool Paper Cool Paper PG.png
Woodland Paper Woodland Paper PG.png
Gingko Paper Gingko Paper PG.png
Fireworks Paper Fireworks Paper PG.png
Winter Paper Winter Paper PG.png
Gyroid Paper Gyroid Paper PG.png
Ivy Paper Ivy Paper PG.png
Wing Paper Wing Paper PG.png Used by Happy Room Academy. A white paper with wings on the sides and in the center of the paper.
Dragon Paper Dragon Paper PG.png
Tile Paper Tile Paper PG.png
Misty Paper Misty Paper PG.png
Simple Paper Simple Paper PG.png
Honeybee Paper Honeybee Paper PG.png
Mystic Paper Mystic Paper PG.png
Sunset Paper Sunset Paper PG.png
Lattice Paper Lattice Paper PG.png
Dainty Paper Dainty Paper PG.png
Butterfly Paper Butterfly Paper PG.png
New Year's Card New Year's Card PG.png Used by Mom. A white card with decorated gray border with yellow dots and white flowers. Two red birds are in the top right and bottom left corners. "Happy New Year" is written at the top of the card.
Inky Paper Inky Paper PG.png

In Wild World[edit]

Paper Available From Price Image Description
Academy Paper The HRA N/A
Academy Paper CF.png
White paper with a yellow border, and the HRA stamp. Only used in letters sent by the HRA, and can't be bought.
Airmail Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Airmail Paper CF.png
White paper with a red and blue border, and a faint postmark on the upper right corner. it looks very similar to real Airmail.
Auction Paper - N/A
Auction Paper CF.png
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Bathtub Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Bathtub Paper CF.png
A paper with a blue tiled border and a metal plughole in the upper-right corner, designed to evoke a bathroom floor. The center of the paper is designed to look as though it is set into the tiles. Drops of water are also scattered across the sheet.
Bejeweled Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Bejeweled Paper CF.png
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Bulletin Paper - -
Bulletin Paper CF.png
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Birthday Cards Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Birthday Card CF.png
A white paper with pale green lines, bordered by a red ribbon on the upper right corner and a sprig of pink and yellow flowers in the bottom left corner. This paper is sent by villagers to the player a short while before their birthdays, in order to remind the player to come and visit them on the day.
Bubble Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Bubble Paper CF.png
Bubble paper is blue and gives off the appearance of bubble wrap found in packaging.
Buttercup Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Buttercup Paper CF.png
A red paper decorated with buttercups along the margins.
Butterfly Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Butterfly Paper CF.png
Butterfly paper is white with a pink and orange butterfly placed in each corner. At the bottom of the paper is a green meadow with two small butterflies flying above it.
Camouflage Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Camouflage Paper CF.png
A dark khaki paper with a recurring camouflage pattern of green and brown splotches. In order to make writing on the paper possible, white ink is used instead of the more typical black ink.
Card Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Card Paper CF.png
A white paper decorated with the four suits found in playing cards at the corners.
Chic Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Chic Paper CF.png
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Chinese Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Chinese Paper CF.png
White paper with a red geometric border and a faint imperial seal stamped in the center of the letter.
Cloudy Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Cloudy Paper CF.png
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Composer Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Composer Paper CF.png
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Cool Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Cool Paper CF.png
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Cow Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Cow Paper CF.png
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Crater Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Crater Paper CF.png
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Egyptian Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Egyptian Paper CF.png
Written on paper styled to look like ancient papyrus, the Egyptian paper has symbols running across the top of the page that are designed to look like Hieroglyphs, and a reversed copy of the same pattern along the bottom. The lines on which the letter is written are form by one long snake symbol.
Elegant Paper Tom Nook's 800 Bells
Elegant Paper CF.png
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Fireworks Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Fireworks Paper CF.png
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Floral Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Floral Paper CF.png
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Flowery Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Flowery Paper CF.png
Flowery Paper is white, bordered by a chain of alternating red and blue flowers, held together by a delicate green vine.
Forest Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Forest Paper CF.png
Forest Paper features a bright dusky glade, bordered with tree trunks and verdant greenery to the top and bottom. The image is set on dark blue paper. Light translucent boxes sit over the image in order to allow one to read the words over the pattern.
Formal Paper Gracie N/A
Formal Paper CF.png
An elegant yellow card with a red fuffled frame, this paper can only be obtained from Gracie after completing her fashion quiz. It contains style advice.
Four-leaf Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Four-Leaf Paper CF.png
This white paper has a small, light green fringe and a shamrock pattern in each corner.
Fox Paper Crazy Redd N/A -
Geometric Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Geometric Paper CF.png
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Goldfish Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Goldfish Paper CF.png
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Halloween Paper - -
Halloween Paper CF.png
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Hamburger Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Hamburger Paper CF.png
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Industrial Paper - -
Industrial Paper CF.png
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Insurance Paper Lyle N/A
Insurance Paper CF.png
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Lacy Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Lacy Paper CF.png
This delicate white paper has a lace-effect border. It is similar in style to the lacy umbrella.
Lemon-Lime Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Lemon-Lime Paper CF.png
A bright paper with lime green, light green and yellow bands running vertically down the page. As it could be quite hard to read the writing with such a colorful paper, light translucent boxes sit over the image to make the writing clearer,
Lantern Paper - -
Lantern Paper CF.png
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Leopard Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Leopard Paper CF.png
This paper has a similar pattern to the leopard umbrella.
Lined Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Lined Paper CF.png
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Lotus Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Lotus Paper CF.png
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Lovely Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Lovely Paper CF.png
This paper compliments Lovely furniture perfectly.
Maple-Leaf Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Maple-Leaf Paper CF.png
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Mosaic Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Mosaic Paper CF.png
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Mushroom Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Mushroom Paper CF.png
A dark blue paper that depicts a forest at night. Pale, glowing mushrooms cluster around the corners of the page. When writing on the page, the ink appears in white, contrasting the darkness of the paper.
New Year's Cards Tom Nook's 160 Bells
New Year's Card CF.png
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Night Sky Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Night Sky Paper CF.png
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Nook Paper Tom Nook N/A
Nook Paper CF.png
Not available to purchase, this paper is used exclusively by Nook and the TNPS to send the player catalog items and rewards.
Notebook Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Notebook Paper CF.png
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Ocean Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Ocean Paper CF.png
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Petal Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Petal Paper CF.png
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Piano Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Piano Paper CF.png
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Plaid Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Plaid Paper CF.png
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Polka-Dot Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Polka-Dot Paper CF.png
White paper with big circles of green, yellow, pink, black, orange and blue on it.
Rainbow Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Rainbow Paper CF.png
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Ribbon Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Ribbon Paper CF.png
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SMB3 Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
SMB3 Paper CF.png
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Snowman Paper Snowmen N/A
Snowman Paper CF.png
This paper can only be obtained after having created a perfect snowman, after which his sends you a thank-you letter with a piece of Snowman furniture attached. The paper itself is white with a blue-gray, snowy sky for the top and a snowman sitting in the lower left corner. The ink with which the letter is written is dark blue.
Snowy Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Snowy Paper CF.png
A white paper with images of delicate light blue snowflakes peppered over it. When writing on Snowy Paper, the ink appears a cool, deep blue.
Southwest Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Southwest Paper CF.png
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Sparkly Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Sparkly Paper CF.png
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Star Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Star Paper CF.png
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Tartan Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Tartan Paper CF.png
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Tile Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Tile Paper CF.png
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Tortimer Paper Tortimer N/A
Tortimer Paper CF.png
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Town Hall Paper Town Hall N/A
Town Hall Paper CF.png
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Town View Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Town View Paper CF.png
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Vine Paper Tom Nook's 160 Bells
Vine Paper CF.png
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Weathered Paper - -
Weathered Paper CF.png
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In City Folk[edit]

  • Bank Paper
  • Cow Paper
  • Crater Paper
  • Elegant Paper
  • Geometric Paper
  • Hamburger Paper
  • Invite Card
  • Ocean Paper
  • Nook Paper
  • Notebook Paper
  • Rainbow Paper
  • SMB3 Paper
  • Snowman Paper
  • Southwestern Paper
  • Tartan Paper

In New Leaf[edit]

All stationery is bought at Nookling Stores for 160 Bells, and sells for 40 Bells (if selling all four sheets of stationery), unless otherwise stated.

Paper Available From Price Image Description
Academy Paper Gold HHA Trophy NH Icon.png Happy Home Academy
Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Academy Paper NL.png
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Airmail Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Airmail Paper NL.png
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Bathtub Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Bathtub Paper NL.png
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Bejeweled Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Bejeweled Paper NL.png
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Birthday Card Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Birthday Card NL.png
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Bubble Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Bubble Paper NL.png
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Buttercup Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Buttercup Paper NL.png
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Butterfly Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Butterfly Paper NL.png
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Camouflage Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Camouflage Paper NL.png
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Camouflage Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Camouflage Paper NL.png
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Campground Paper[nb 1] MEOW Coupon Icon.png Campground
Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Campground Paper NLWa.png
Used after purchasing an item from an RV.
Card Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Card Paper NL.png
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Chic Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Chic Paper NL.png
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Cloudy Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Cloudy Paper NL.png
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Composer Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Composer Paper NL.png
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Cool Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Cool Paper NL.png
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Cow Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Cow Paper NL.png
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Crater Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Crater Paper NL.png
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Elegant Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 800 Bells[nb 2]
Elegant Paper NL.png
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Fireworks Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Fireworks Paper NL.png
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Floral Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Floral Paper NL.png
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Flowery Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Flowery Paper NL.png
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Forest Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Forest Paper NL.png
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Formal Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Formal Paper NL.png
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Four-Leaf Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Four-Leaf Paper NL.png
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Gallery Paper Redd NH Character Icon.png Crazy Redd's
Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Gallery Paper NL.png
Used after purchasing an artwork from Redd.
Geometric Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Geometric Paper NL.png
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Goldfish Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Goldfish Paper NL.png
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Halloween Paper Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Halloween Paper NL.png
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Hamburger Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Hamburger Paper NL.png
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Hieroglyph Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Hieroglyph Paper NL.png
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Imperial Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Imperial Paper NL.png
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Industrial Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Industrial Paper NL.png
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Lacy Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Lacy Paper NL.png
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Lemon-Lime Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Lemon-Lime Paper NL.png
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Leopard Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Leopard Paper NL.png
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Lined Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Lined Paper NL.png
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Lotus Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Lotus Paper NL.png
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Lovely Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Lovely Paper NL.png
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Maple-Leaf Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Maple-Leaf Paper NL.png
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Melody Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 500 Bells[nb 3]
Melody Paper NL.png
Can be used to produce melodies when writing.
Mosaic Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Mosaic Paper NL.png
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Museum Paper Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Museum Paper NL.png
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Mushroom Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Mushroom Paper NL.png
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New Year's Cards Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
New Year's Cards NL.png
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Night-Sky Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Night-Sky Paper NL.png
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Nintendo Paper[nb 1] Mailbox NH Inv Icon.png Nintendo
Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Nintendo Paper NLWa.png
Used to receive a prize from playing Animal Crossing Puzzle League.
Nook Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Nook Paper NL.png
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Nook's Homes Paper[nb 1] Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Nook's Homes Paper NLWa.png
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Notebook Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Notebook Paper NL.png
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Ocean Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Ocean Paper NL.png
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Petal Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Petal Paper NL.png
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Piano Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Piano Paper NL.png
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Plaid Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Plaid Paper NL.png
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Polka-Dot Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Polka-Dot Paper NL.png
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Post-Office Paper Post Office
Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Post-Office Paper NL.png
Used to alert the player about interests and to give rewards to the player when hitting savings milestones.
Rainbow Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Rainbow Paper NL.png
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Ribbon Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Ribbon Paper NL.png
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SMB3 Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
SMB3 Paper NL.png
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Snowman Paper Snowboy HHD Character Icon.png Snowboy
Snowtyke HHD Character Icon.png Snowtyke
Emotion Greetings NH Icon cropped.png Any villager (rarely)
N/A
Snowman Paper NL.png
Used by Snowboy or Snowtyke when delivering winter-themed items.
Snowy Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Snowy Paper NL.png
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Southwest Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Southwest Paper NL.png
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Sparkly Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Sparkly Paper NL.png
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Star Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Star Paper NL.png
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Tartan Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Tartan Paper NL.png
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Tile Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Tile Paper NL.png
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Town-View Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Tile Paper NL.png
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Vine Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Vine Paper NL.png
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Weathered Paper Nooklings NH Icon.png Timmy and Tommy's store
99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
Weathered Paper NL.png
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In New Horizons[edit]

Cards sent from the card stand are not items and are not technically purchased; instead, there is a universal service fee of 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 200 Bells per sent card. No designs alter this price.

Year-round designs[edit]

Name Image Description
Airmail Card Airmail Card NH.png A white card with typical blue and red stripess at the borders.
The card is used by Gulliver and Gullivarrr for their prizes and is also used by Nintendo to deliver content for players who update their games.
Happy-Clovers Card Happy-Clovers Card NH.png A green card with four-leaf clovers.
Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Candle Set. Daisy Mae also uses this card to give bamboo sprouts for turnip sales.
Blue-Sky Card Blue-Sky Card NH.png A blue card with a flying airplane in the top right corner. Mom uses this card once after the player settles on the island.
Birthday-Cake Card Birthday-Cake Card NH.png A green card with a birthday cake at the bottom. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Homemade Cake on the player's birthday.
Balloons Card Balloons Card NH.png A card with multiple, different colored balloons at the top.
Star Card Star Card NH.png A card with black, off-white and red diagonal stripes and a yellow star.
Villagers with active style preference will like this one.
Bandage Card Bandage Card NH.png A card with dark mint green color with differently colored bandages on the sides.
Fantasy-Stars Card Fantasy-Stars Card NH.png A card with cloud at the bottom, striped pale blue sky and colorful stars and pearls in the corners.
Villagers with cute style preference will like this one. Reese and Cyrus will use this card to deliver furniture from the Wedding Series.
Baby-Goods Card Baby-Goods Card NH.png A card with various babies related things in pastel colors.
Ribbon Card Ribbon Card NH.png A card that has corners wrapped around with red ribbon.
Flower-Bouquet Card Flower-Bouquet Card NH.png A vintage thank-you card with a flower bouquet in the bottom left corner. Mom uses this card in January to deliver Mom's Art in both hemispheres.
Gem Card Gem Card NH.png A pale green card with blue, green and pink gems in the top left and bottom right corners.
Villagers with elegant style preference will like this one. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Cushion.
Cool-Cool Card Cool-Cool Card NH.png A very cool black card with checkered pattern starting at the left side.
Villagers with cool style preference will like this one.
Lovely Hearts Card Lovely Hearts Card NH.png An off-white card with many small, red hearts at the borders.
Shapes Card Shapes Card NH.png A card with various colored shapes in the borders.
Goldfish Card Goldfish Card NH.png A light blue card with koi fish in the top left and bottom right corners.
Graffiti Card Graffiti Card NH.png A card with graffiti design.
Villagers with active style preference will like this one.
Fanciful Card Fanciful Card NH.png Vintage card that has clocks, tea cups, keys and ribbons drawn on. It has lace-like borders.
Villagers with cute style preference will like this one.
Common Card Common Card NH.png An off-white card with lines decorating the borders.
Villagers with the simple style preference will like this card.
Decorative Card Decorative Card NH.png A yellow card with very decorated borders, almost looking like an expensive picture frame.
Villagers with gorgeous style preference will like this card.
Graduation Card Graduation Card NH.png A blue card showing thrown graduation caps at the bottom.
Red-Dragonflies Card Red-Dragonflies Card NH.png A pale colored card with green, purple and yellow stalks on the bottom and two dragonflies flying from the top right corner into the center of the card. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Tea Cozy.
Camo Card Camo Card NH.png A card with the camo design.
Villagers with cool style preference will like this one.
Zen Card Zen Card NH.png A red card with differently pale-colored flowers and various shapes you might make in a zen garden's sand.
Wedding Card Wedding Card NH.png A pale blue card with decorated borders and two yellow birds on the bottom left corner.
Reese and Cyrus will use this card to deliver heart crystals.
Elegant-Roses Card Elegant-Roses Card NH.png A purple card with roses drawn on the right.
Villagers with elegant style preference will like this one. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Handmade Apron in June in the Northern Hemisphere. Luna also uses this card to deliver dream tickets to players for uploading/updating their dream island.
Torn Card Torn Card NH.png A card that looks like paper that has been torn from a notepad.
Villagers with simple style preference will like this card.
So-Many-Hearts Card So-Many-Hearts Card NH.png A very pink card with many hearts inside each one.
Shooting-Stars Card Shooting-Stars Card NH.png A dark card showing the night sky with shooting stars. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Pen Stand.
Stationery-Goods Card Stationery-Goods Card NH.png A card with a design that shows card on a table with pencil and eraser on the card. The card has been drawn on already.
Velvety Card Velvety Card NH.png A red velvet card with golden decoration as the borders.
Villagers with gorgeous style preference will like this one. The Farway Museum will also use this card to deliver the Golden Net and Golden Rod for completing their respective Critterpedia entries.
Gears Card Gears Card NH.png A dark card with black and gray gears in the top right and bottom left corners.
Gift Card Nook Shopping Gift Card NH.png A card wrapped with ribbon and with the iconic Animal Crossing leaf which is attributed to Tom Nook.
This card is exclusive for delivering items to others via Nook Shopping. It cannot be obtained from Dodo Airlines. When ordering an item from Nook Shopping, the 200 Bells charge for stationery is waived.

Seasonal designs[edit]

With the exception of holiday-specific cards, seasonal cards have different times depending on the hemisphere the player chose their island to be at.

Name Image Opportunity Start date End date Description
Chocolate-Heart Card Chocolate-Heart Card NH.png Valentine's Day January 16 February 14 A pink card featuring a chocolate-heart box.
Chocolate Card Chocolate Card NH.png Valentine's Day January 16 February 14 A red card with chocolate patterns.
Bunny Day Card Bunny Day Card NH.png Easter March 15 May 10 A bright-colored card with eggs and garland. Zipper T. Bunny uses this card.
Mother's Day Card Mother's Day Card NH.png Mother's Day May 1 May 31 A pink card surrounded by pink flowers that resembles a carnation. Counterpart with the Father's Day Card.
Father's Day Card Father's Day Card NH.png Father's Day June 1 June 30 A blue card surrounded by blue flowers that resembles a rose. Counterpart with the Mother's Day Card.
Turkey Day Card[nb 4] Turkey Day Card NH.png Thanksgiving September 16 November 30 A card that resembles a table setting with pies and drinks.
Pumpkin Card Pumpkin Card NH.png Halloween October 1 October 31 A pumpkin-shaped card with green roots growing through.
Halloween Card Halloween Card NH.png Halloween October 1 October 31 A purplish card with a background scene of Halloween. Jack uses this card.
Festive-Tree Card Festive-Tree Card NH.png Christmas November 20 January 10 A card featuring a festive tree and what appears to be Santa. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Hand-Knit Sweater in December in the Southern Hemisphere.
Holiday Card Holiday Card NH.png Christmas November 20 January 10 A card with a festive border featuring Santa's hat, stockings, bells, and gingerbread. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Handmade Apron in December in the Southern Hemisphere.
Warm-Sweater Card Warm-Sweater Card NH.png Christmas November 20 January 10 A pattern card that resembles that of a sweater.
Full-Bloom Card Full-Bloom Card NH.png Spring February 25 (Northern)
August 25 (Southern)
May 31 (Northern)
November 30 (Southern)
A bright-yellowish card featuring flowers on the bottom. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Knapsack.
Cherry-Blossoms Card Cherry-Blossoms Card NH.png Spring February 25 (Northern)
August 25 (Southern)
May 31 (Northern)
November 30 (Southern)
A card that features cherry blossom petals as patterns. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Tissue Box.
Dandelion Card Dandelion Card NH.png Spring February 25 (Northern)
August 25 (Southern)
May 31 (Northern)
November 30 (Southern)
A simple yellow card with a dandelion.
Hibiscus Card Hibiscus Card NH.png Summer May 1 (Northern)
November 1 (Southern)
September 15 (Northern)
March 15 (Southern)
A hibiscus-themed card.
Fluffy-Clouds Card Fluffy-Clouds Card NH.png Summer June 1 (Northern)
December 1 (Southern)
August 31 (Northern)
February 28/29 (Southern)
A card that depicts fluffy-clouds in summer. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Plushie.
Beach Card Beach Card NH.png Summer June 1 (Northern)
December 1 (Southern)
August 31 (Northern)
February 28/29 (Southern)
A beach-themed card featuring flip-flops, starfish, and a lifebuoy.
Carpet-Of-Leaves Card Carpet-Of-Leaves Card NH.png Fall September 1 (Northern)
March 1 (Southern)
November 25 (Northern)
May 25 (Southern)
A card featuring maple leaves as the border. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Kitchen Mat.
Mushroom Card Mushroom Card NH.png Fall September 1 (Northern)
March 1 (Southern)
November 25 (Northern)
May 25 (Southern)
A mushroom-shaped card.
Acorn Card Acorn Card NH.png Fall September 1 (Northern)
March 1 (Southern)
November 25 (Northern)
May 25 (Southern)
A acorn-patterned card.
Snowperson Card Snowperson Card NH.png Winter November 26 (Northern)
May 26 (Southern)
February 24 (Northern)
August 24 (Southern)
A card with snowflakes and a single snowflake. Snowboy will use this card to deliver one a recipe from the Frozen Series .
Snowflake Card Snowflake Card NH.png Winter November 26 (Northern)
May 26 (Southern)
February 24 (Northern)
August 24 (Southern)
A snowflake card with rough edges. Mom uses this card to deliver Mom's Embroidery. Mom also uses this card to deliver Mom's Hand-Knit Sweater in the Southern Hemisphere in June.
Winter-Camellia Card Winter-Camellia Card NH.png Winter November 26 (Northern)
May 26 (Southern)
February 24 (Northern)
August 24 (Southern)
A card that features camellia flowers with snow.
Town-View Card Town-View Card NH.png Winter November 26 (Northern)
May 26 (Southern)
February 24 (Northern)
August 24 (Southern)
A card that has a background of a town during snow.

Special designs[edit]

These designs are unavailable to use as a standard card itself, only being used by special characters.

Image Description
C.J. Card NH.png A card with an orange and blue wave and a fish on the corner.
C.J. uses this card in instances where he delivers the player a fish model or if he delivers the player a trophy for passing a point threshold in the Fishing Tourney.
Dodo Airlines Card NH.png A blue card that features the Dodo Airlines logo on the bottom-left corner.
The Dodos use this card to deliver the player awards for passing a point threshold on the amount of trip they went with Dodo Airlines.
Flick Card NH.png A black card with pine trees on the bottom and a beetle on the corner.
Flick uses this card in instances where he delivers the player a bug model or if he delivers the player a trophy for passing a point threshold in the Bug-Off.
Happy Home Academy Card NH.png A white card with a gold border and a house stamp of the Happy Home Academy.
The Happy Home Academy uses this card to give their evaluation of the player's house, or to give them gifts for either having items in their house or getting a house upgrade.
Jolly Redd Card NH.png A nearly identical card to the card used by Bank of Nook, Nook Shopping, and Tom Nook except in a different shade of green and the Ginkgo leaf in the center attributed to Redd.
Redd uses this card to deliver the player art purchased from Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler.
K.K. Slider Card.png A white card with a slightly crumbled paper texture, musical notes on the top and bottom of the card, and a guitar in the corner.
K.K. Slider uses this card to deliver players his music in instances that the player has Party Play on or their pockets are full.
New Year 1 Card NH.png A card with colorful fireworks above a city
The card remains unused for unknown reasons.
New Year 2 Card NH.png A card that features Mount Fuji and the Sun, both of whom are references to Japan.
The card remains unused for unknown reasons.
Nook Card NH.png A green card with the iconic Animal Crossing leaf in the center attributed to Tom Nook.
The card is used by Bank of Nook to notify players on interest and changes in interest rates, Nook Shopping to remind players when there is seasonal goods in stock, and Tom Nook himself during certain instances that he mails to the players.
Nook Mileage Card NH.png A blue card version of the card used by Bank of Nook, Nook Shopping, and Tom Nook.
The card is used by the Nook Milage Program when delivering a item/novelty product.

Notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Introduced in Welcome amiibo.
  2. Sells for 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 200 Bells.
  3. Sells for 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 125 Bells.
  4. Named Harvest Festival Card prior to version 1.6.0.