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Here are some guidelines to help as you prepare your items for the sale. Click here to see what is acceptable and not acceptable for the sale.

Clothing

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS - At our SPRING & SUMMER EVENT we will receive Spring & Summer clothing (Children's, Junior, and Maternity). We WILL accept jeans, pants and light-weight long sleeve shirts and jackets! Swimsuits, sundresses, Easter dresses, sleeveless tops, sports attire/equipment are all big sellers at our Spring & Summer Events. Please save all winter coats, holiday attire and costumes (dress up costumes are acceptable) for our Back-to-School/Fall & Winter Event!
CLOTHING PREPARATION - The better they look, the better they sell!

1) Check for stains, broken zippers, torn hemlines, missing buttons, etc.
We will be double checking at the store and will not receive any item that is not in excellent condition.

2) Wash and iron your clothes!

3) USE PLASTIC HANGERS ONLY!
Please, no wire hangers; we will kindly ask you to switch to plastic hangers if items are brought to Drop-Off on wire hangers! This makes shopping more pleasant for everyone. Clothes tend to fall off wire hangers and may be overlooked and not purchased if on the floor.
Note: 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'. Plastic hangers can be purchased at discount stores like Walmart, Target and dollar stores. Some retail clothing stores will gladly give you plastic hangers upon your request!

***When hanging your clothing items, make sure the hanger is facing to the left so it looks like a question mark - ?***

4) Group items together so that they will equal a value of at least $3.00.
Infant sleeping gowns or onesies and children's pajamas are great to group together as a set of 2 or 3. They may be pinned together on one hanger.

5) Use larger safety pins to attach all pants to a hanger, ironed flat front.
Pants that are folded over on a hanger tend to end up on the floor.

6) All sets and accessories need to be pinned securely together, with pants hung on the back of the shirt; pin the waist of the pants to the shoulders of the shirt. Both pieces need to be seen without unpinning them. If a shirt/pant set are on separate hangers, rubber band the hangers together.

7) When you are preparing and sorting your clothing items, sort them by gender and size. This will make your online entry process more organized AND will help streamline Consignor Drop Off.

8) When tagging your clothing items, the string tag needs to be pinned on the LEFT shoulder (or right side when looking at the garment). You can loop the string tag through a belt loop on pants, jeans or shorts in order to save a safety pin!

Shoes

We will be accepting like-new shoes! Please, save all Summer shoes and sandals until our Spring/Summer Event. Shoes are difficult to tag, so please follow these guidelines to insure shoes remain together: 1) Write your consignor number, shoe size and price on masking tape, placing on bottom of both shoes. 2) Safety pin the price tag to a shoe lace or through the shoe eyelet. 3) SECURE SHOES TOGETHER WITH a ZIPTIE, or SAFETY PIN! (if shoes do not have a way to attach together or you prefer, you may place them in a ziplock bag!)

Bedding

We are NOT accepting bedding at this time. We will accept the "Breathable Bumpers" but not the traditional bumpers. YES, we will still accept sheets and receiving blankets. Please email Michellescott@rhealana.com if you have any questions about bedding.

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.

Loose Items

Bottles, bibs, rattles, socks, bows, etc... Group these items together appropriately in ziptop bags. Secure the bag closed with clear packing tape and tape or pin the string part of the tag to the outside of the ziptop bag leaving the tag itself free. Please DO NOT stick the barcode label to the item or ziptop bag...only adhere it to a white string tag. It is also recommended to write your Consignor ID and price on the ziptop bag with a Sharpee in the case the tag comes off.

Toys, Furniture, 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. You may check the following website for current toy recalls: www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/category/toy.html. Also for a helpful resource made available by the Consumer Product Safety Commission Click here. Large Little Tikes Toys, Furniture, and Baby Equipment are in high demand! We typically sell 95% of them at our events. Use strong clear packing tape to secure the string part of the tag only to the large item leaving the tag itself free. Please do not stick the barcode label to the item or ziptop bag...only adhere the label to a white string tag. In addition, please write your Consignor ID and price of the item on a piece of masking tape and attach to your large toys and children's furniture. This will enable us to sell your item even if the tag comes off!

Car Seats

Your car seat must have been manufactured within the past five years. 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.

Furniture Nook!

If you would like to bring large furniture pieces to our sale you must contact me for permission. (Desks, tables, chairs, etc) This will all be based on our space limitations. All furniture must be in EXCELLENT condition.

CRIBS

Due to the thousands of recalls and the crib regulations being raised, we will not sell any crib manufactured before December 2010. Contact the manufacturer of your crib to find out if it is recalled. Most companies will send you a repair kit or give you instructions on how to return your crib for a refund. We accept Pack n Plays and Bassinets!

Acceptable Items

cribs (see note above) , changing tables, rocking chairs, children's beds, dressers, desks, bookcases, tables, etc..

Unacceptable Items

stuffed animals, couches, dining room tables, large beds, crib bedding, breast pumps etc...

If you have any questions we’ll be happy to help! Contact Michelle Scott at michellescott@rhealana.com.