STRING TAGS – Avery White Marking Tags Strung (size 1.75 x 1.093 inches) are required on each item to affix our barcode labels to. You can find these at Wal-Mart, office supply stores, Rhea Lana Store (link) or large quantities may be purchased from Amazon.
You’ll also need re-sealable bags (for shoes, small toys, etc…), masking tape, scotch tape, sharpie, and safety pins. For large quantities of quality safety pins we recommend ordering from Cleaners Supply .
If you would like to print your barcodes at home you’ll need adhesive address labels size 1” X 2 5/8” (30 up). We recommend ordering from Amazon Here. Please note: all labels printed at home MUST be printed in color.
At Walmart: String Tags, 1 3/4 in. x 1 3/32 in., Pack Of 100.
The better they look AND smell, the better they sell! Please take time to wash and iron your clothes if necessary. Please check for stains, broken zippers, torn hemlines, etc. We will be double checking at the store and will NOT receive any item that is not in excellent condition. Use children's plastic hangers for sizes 10 and below. Use larger plastic hangers for sizes 12 and above. You may also use wire coated hangers as long as they are 'size appropriate.' NO METAL HANGERS, PLEASE! Plastic and wire-coated hangers can be purchased at discount stores. This makes shopping more pleasant for everyone!
WE DO LIMIT NEWBORN CLOTHING ITEMS (SIZES 0-9 MONTHS) TO 50 HANGING ITEMS PER CONSIGNOR,25 HANGING CLOTHING ITEMS IN JUNIOR (HIGH SCHOOL) SIZES, MATERNITY CLOTHING ITEMS TO 25 ITEMS PER CONSIGNOR. YOU WILL DEFINITELY WANT TO BRING YOUR BEST ITEMS IN THESE CATEGORIES.
*Spring/Summer Boy & Girl Clothing--all clothing MUST be seasonally appropriate, less than 2-3 years old, clean and odor-free. Outdated clothing does not sell well! We will take short sleeves, shorts, dresses, boutique outfits, Easter & 4th of July outfits, tank tops, swimsuits, etc. We will also take jeans, khakis, LIGHTWEIGHT long sleeve tops and light jackets (please save heavy coats for fall/winter). Bring your sandals, tennis shoes, flip flops, and water shoes! Don't forget your dance outfits and shoes as well as sports gear/equipment! *Junior sizes in teen styles--MUST be seasonally appropriate AND in current style! *Infant clothing--we have an abundance of infant outfits, so please price competitively! *Spring/Summer shoes in excellent condition *Baby equipment -- strollers, high chairs, pack-n-plays, rock-n-plays, swings, bouncy seats, etc. THESE ARE BIG SELLERS!! Please be sure to get these to our Event! These items add big $$ to your paycheck! *Children's furniture *Car seats with a manufacture date of 9/1/13 or later -- we will also have a waiver that you will need to complete *Nursery accessories -- lamps, artwork, etc. *High quality toys, books, board games, puzzles, and video games *Sports equipment and accessories *Maternity clothing -- in current style and in good condition. (Nursing tops, bras, and other related items as well BUT NO BREAST PUMPS) Please group items together so that they will equal a value of at least $3.00. They may be pinned together on a hanger. All pants must be hung on a pants hanger or pinned to a hanger, not folded over, as they tend to end up on the floor. Safety pin/rubberband all sets and accessories securely together. TWO PIECE OUTFITS SHOULD INCLUDE EACH PIECE ON A SEPARATE HANGER, AND THEN RUBBERBAND THE HANGERS TOGETHER AT THE TOP. Both pieces need to be viewable without unpinning them.
Please only bring your LIKE-NEW shoes! Please follow these simple instructions when preparing your shoes. First, PLEASE PUT YOUR CONSIGNOR NUMBER AND PRICE ON A PIECE OF MASKING TAPE ON THE BOTTOM OF EACH SHOE. Then safety pin the string tag to a shoe lace or through the shoe eyelet. Put the shoes and string tag inside a ziploc bag. SHOES THAT ARE WORN, DIRTY OR HAVE SCUFF MARKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. It is also a great idea to ziptie shoes together so they do not get separated.
NEW THIS EVENT: We will no longer be accepting bedding. We WILL still be accepting blankets!
Hang and pin blankets over hangers so that shoppers can see them. If they are small receiving blankets, group 2 or 3 together in a ziploc bag and seal with clear plastic tape. Safety pin tag to ziploc bag.
FIRST, PLEASE WRITE YOUR CONSIGNOR NUMBER AND A PRICE ON A PIECE OF MASKING TAPE AND ATTACH TO THE ITEM. This will allow us to sell your item if the tag happens to fall off. All items must be clean and in working order (batteries included.) Small parts must be bagged and attached to the main part very securely. If parts get separated it will not sell. Games should be taped closed. Puzzles, books, videos and small toys should be grouped accordingly and put in ziploc bags. Secure with clear packing tape and pin tag to the ziploc bag. It is also good to write your consignor number and info on the ziploc bag with a Sharpie in case the tag comes off. Puzzles should be wrapped securely in clear Saran wrap to keep the pieces intact. TOYS NOT PACKAGED APPROPRIATELY WILL BE TURNED AWAY. We will only accept Disney or other name brand stuffed animals in like new condition. Large Little Tikes Toys and Furniture are in high demand! When tagging large toys it is best to also attach a piece of masking tape to the toy with your consignor information. This will enable us to sell your toy even if the tag comes off! WE SELL 95% OF TOYS, FURNITURE AND BABY EQUIPMENT! Toy recall information-- Due to the high number of toy recalls during the past year, we will be inspecting toys very carefully. We reserve the right to pull any toy that we think might have been recalled. To help us, please do not bring any toys that have been subject to a recall. A helpful resource is made available by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Your car seat must have been manufactured within the past five years (manufacture date of 9/1/13 or later). It must not be subject to recall or have been in an accident. You may check the following website for current recalls: www.carseat.org/Recalls/179NP.pdf All seat covers and straps must be thoroughly cleaned. You will be asked to sign a car seat waiver stating your car seat has all the pieces and is in excellent condition and not more than five years old. Car seats will be closely inspected for safety reasons.
The furniture nook has been very popular! In addition to wonderful children's furniture, now we are carrying furniture for your entire home. In an effort to maintain excellent quality we will be very selective in the items we accept. Questions on this, email firstname.lastname@example.org before bringing. "Because of our high regard for the safety of children and in light of the recent ruling by the CPSC, Rhea Lana's Inc. will no longer be accepting ANY cribs manufactured before December 2010. Cribs manufactured between December 2010 and June 28, 2011, must have a certificate of compliance and not be recalled to be consigned with Rhea Lana's. Any crib manufactured after June 28, 2011, and has not been recalled, can be consigned as long as it meets Rhea Lana's quality standards." ~statement released by Rhea Lana's Inc. (7-12-11)
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