Tuesday, September 17, 2013

I'm Addicted to Animal Crossing: New Leaf!

I have been playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf since the day after it was released and have been addicted to it this whole time! That's like ... months .. MONTHS! It's as bad as those Tamagotchi's when I was a kid.. You gotta check it every day and take care of it and things happen each day or you'll miss it.. It's just so much fun :D Well I wanted to share a post about some of my favorite pieces of art and crafts I've found online!

First off, this is the signature that I made for my account on The Bell Tree Forums. It's such a handy website to use to ask questions, get tips and advice, sell/buy/trade items, and toss decorating ideas around. I am a new member, but I wish I had joined sooner! It's been so helpful.

My signature shows my current villagers as well as my "dreamies." A dreamie is a villager you wish you had! In the game your citizens might decide they want to move out (you can ask your favorites to stay) and then you'll get a new one to move in. Sometimes you can go to someone else's town and ask a villager that's ready to move to come to yours. But people charge a lot to trade the popular villagers. The most popular is probably Julian the Unicorn  .. I have him on my dreamie list, too!

This is my Town Hall and the custom flag I doodled myself! I meant to make a better flag, but this is just so silly/cute I can't seem to want to change it now!

Here I am standing next to Blanche who is an ostrich! She was asleep on a tree stump! lol

This is my favorite project that has been requested to be built so far. The windmill! I am hoping my villagers will request the "fairytale" items soon.

Art by KiruLEL
This is Isabelle the town secretary. Honestly, she does most of the work (even though I'm called the "Mayor")  .. She is awesome and so sweet! I love how excited she gets for town events.

Art by Chrecand
Your character in the game isn't an animal .. You're actually human .. But you get to customize your looks! So this artwork shows someone's view of their mayor. I tend to change my character's hair color and style quite a bit, but so far the purple and blue has been my favorite. So I loved this art! And by using QR codes you can totally customize your clothes, too.

I had seen this art floating around Pinterest and Tumblr quite a bit and was happy to find the original artist. I want to get better at art so I can draw my own character one day.

Etsy store UnicornismMeetsACNL
I think this is such a cute idea!! In the game your villagers will sometimes give you a picture of themselves for your house. It's kind of a big deal to get these. So it'd be really special to make a photo of you favorite villager and actually put it on your desk in real life!

Etsy store SoapyBacon
This is a pattern to crochet Stitches (one of my dreamies!) out of yarn. I know how to crochet but have never made anything besides a scarf, lol ... So would be fun to try making this cutie!

Definitely adding this to my wishlist. Although I wish it were a necklace. Could always put the charms on a longer chain!

Etsy store ShelbyGoad
I don't drink much coffee.. and if I do it's usually an iced drink.. But I still ask for a holder when I go to Starbucks because then my hand doesn't get cold holding the cup! So this koozie is cute because it features Brewster who runs the the cafe called The Roost.


I am so in love with this game! There is just SO much to do in it that I didn't even begin to mention here! I am sure I will post more about it as the seasons change. Because they add new items and events as the year goes on. I also hope to one day make my own Animal Crossing crafts. Maybe I'll host a giveaway, too, for other fans of the game!

Here is my Nintendo 3DS friend code if you would like to add me: 3840-6126-6273
Or you can visit my dream address: 5500-2197-6202

Do you play Animal Crossing: New Leaf?
Do you have a game that you have been hooked on?


  1. I love new leaf i have not put it down lol here's my 3ds friend code 5257-9064-6354 add plz and here's my dream code 5500-2818-9578

  2. I wish I could play. It looks so cute :) Love the charm bracelet.

  3. I am saving for a 3DS. My husband and I want Pokemon X/Y.
    I am subliminally messaging him to get AC:NL! Hope to get to play with you soon! Prima gave me the "strategy guide" for free at this year's San Diego Comic Con, so I kind of HAVE to get it...right?

    Also, those Pictures!!! I think I will make some from my Wild World that I have gotten...i have 12 though, so I think i will just pick my favorites!
    Good luck! I hope you get those fairy tale requests soon!

  4. I am saving for a 3DS too, especially this game!
    I've been playing AC:WW daily recently, and can't wait to lay my hands on the new game.

    1. If the 3D component isn't too important to you, the 2DS will be coming out soon. It doesn't fold closed like the 3DS does and doesn't have 3D, but it has 2 screens, the same controls, and plays all the 3DS games. Most notably, it will be quite a bit cheaper than the 3DS.

  5. New Leaf is so good! I've spent a good portion of today just frolicking about. I haven't seen so many bugs in a long time! I love that the trees are starting to turn :D I'm going to add you! My Friend Code is: 0087-2393-3677

  6. TAKE ALL MY MONEY! Seriously! by the by, my good friend Tamara just had an ACNL giveaway on her blog www.thatgirlssite.com and she posts abotu ACNL fairly often. I just love decorating my house, and the way those animals chatter... <3 All my love, Stewie! (leslieirl.com)

  7. Also, addicted! I love the Kirulel fan art. Absolutely adorable. Add me! I'm Ayda of Arcadia 0688-6063-7035

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  9. I am Joie of BerryHil.
    2466-2723-4180 is my friend code. (above...I am not sure how to delete that comment...lol)

    ALSO: did you know, Nintendo Town's Dream Town has a ZELDA dress pattern that you can get from Wendell? Nintendo's Dream Address is: 5700 – 2038 – 6151.


  10. Hi! Idk if you still play, but hopefully you do! Im Kayla from Forksen! My friend code is : 4356-2274-2630!


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