The slow trickle of Animal Crossing Bells new content really does not do the job, and it only makes the manipulative"recolors are exceptional objects" approach more glaringly apparent.
"Oh look! New holiday together with 100+ new items! . . .wait a minute... you will find 15 new items with 7 recolors each. And 11/15 of those items are ugly. And every island only gets 1 color variation, so you have to trade 1,000 NMTs with strangers online if you would like to collect them all."
Of course, that is compared to another method they like to use, where every item is from a rare random seasonal DIY fall, also requires limited seasonal substances to craft.
"I love this tree! Oh, it takes cherry blossom petals to create. I will make this rug instead. Never mind, it requires summer shells. Perhaps I can craft this decoration? I'll settle for this particular pumpkin wand. Oh, I do not have all 4 versions of Nook Miles Ticket For Sale pumpkins. Wintertime?