Aww, these cute kids running the massive furniture monopoly.

Buying Items

The Nook twins run their store on Main Street and offer furniture, tools, wallpaper, carpet, stationary and fortune cookies. Fortune cookies can only be bought using play coins (2 per cookie) so get running!

The fortunes inside the cookies can be redeemed for cool Nintendo items (my favourite so far is the Tri-Force). See the fortune cookies section for a list of all the items you can get from fortune cookies.

Once you’ve upgraded to T & T Mart you can use the catalogue in the corner to order a number of items. Some things, like the Nintendo items from fortune cookies, cannot be ordered. Anything you order will be delivered to your house the next day.

Upgrading The Shop

You’ll notice that the shop has a limited selection when you first move into your town. Thankfully the owners will carry out renovations from time to time so that your selection grows. See below for details on when your shop will be upgraded.

Nookling Junction

Unlock

  • Move into town
  • **Ordinance** **Opening Hours**
    Normal 8am – 10pm
    Early Bird 6am – 10pm
    Night Owl 8am – 12am

    T & T Mart

    Unlock

  • Buy your house
  • Spend 12000 bells at Nookling Junction
  • Live in your town for 10 days
  • **Ordinance** **Opening Hours**
    Normal 7am – 12pm
    Early Bird 6am – 12pm
    Night Owl 7am – 5am

    Super T & T

    Unlock

  • Spend 25000 bells at T & T Mart
  • Wait for 10 days from the opening of the Gardening Store
  • **Ordinance** **Opening Hours**
    Normal 9am – 8pm
    Early Bird 6am – 8pm
    Night Owl 9am – 12am

    T.I.Y.

    Unlock

  • Spend 50000 bells at Super T & T
  • Wait for 21 days from the opening of the Gardening Store and Super T & T
  • **Ordinance** **Opening Hours**
    Normal 10am – 11pm
    Early Bird 6am – 11pm
    Night Owl 10am – 3am

    T & T Emporium

    Unlock

  • Spend 10000 bells
  • Complete 4 'satisfactory' Gracie Fashion Checks
  • Wait 30 days from the opening of T.I.Y
  • **Ordinance** **Opening Hours**
    Normal 9am – 9pm
    Early Bird 6am – 9pm
    Night Owl 9am – 12am

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    Guide Information

    • Publisher
      Nintendo
    • Platforms
      3DS
    • Genre
      Social simulation
    • Guide Release
      29 July 2013
    • Last Updated
      7 December 2020
    • Guide Author
      James Bowden

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    Animal Crossing: New Leaf sees you crowned mayor as a result of a bit of an accident. When you arrive, Isabelle the town clerk will reveal that you’ve been given the post and from there you can do whatever you please! Use your powers as the mayor to shape the town however you wish, whether this means building bridges, creating public works projects or laying down laws (or ordinances as they are known). With all this freedom, you could soon have the home and town of your dreams!

    Version 1.1:

    • How to get the most out of those vital first few days in town.
    • The easiest ways to stuff your coffers with loads of money.
    • Detailed information on every shop in Main Street.
    • Exact dates for every Special Event in the entire game!
    • Complete your encyclopaedia with every Bug and Fish in the game!
    • Where to find every special visitor and what they can offer you.
    • A full furniture list so you can find exactly what you need to build the perfect home.
    • Beautiful screenshots and exclusive HD 3DS tutorial videos with audio commentary!
    • Comprehensive list of furniture, wallpapers and carpets.
    • Comprehensive list of clothes and accessories.
    • Special event pages for the snowman season and Weeding Day.
    • List of all the decorative public work projects and who requests them.

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