HANGERS – in order to protect your clothing items we only accept plastic hangers. Find plastic hangers at Wal-Mart, Target, Dollar Stores. Retail plastic hangers are acceptable too.
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.
Upscale resale - the better they look, the better they sell! We encourage you to bring your best items so that you sell a high percentage of your merchandise! Please take time to (1) prep, wash and iron your clothes if necessary and (2) Check for stains, broken zippers, torn hemlines, missing buttons, etc. At consignor check-in, our team will be double checking your items and can only accept items 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 are receiving only clothing items at this sale for the current season for which this sale is taking place, including Childrens, Juniors, and Maternity. Please bring your best like-new, seasonally appropriate clothing. We are also accepting costumes (for dress-up or Mardi Gras!), Mardi Gras themed items, Saints, Valentine's Day & other speciality holiday outfits.
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 pinned to a hanger, not folded over, as they tend to end up on the floor.
Safety pin all sets and accessories securely together. With pants hung on the back of the shirt at the waist. Both pieces need to be easily seen without unpinning them.
Each item must be in current style and excellent condition.
WE DO LIMIT NEWBORN CLOTHING ITEMS (SIZES 0-9 MONTHS) TO 25 ITEMS PER CONSIGNOR, MATERNITY CLOTHING ITEMS to 10 ITEMS PER CONSIGNOR, and HAIR BOWS to 10 PER CONSIGNOR. YOU WILL DEFINITELY WANT TO BRING YOUR BEST ITEMS IN THESE CATEGORIES.
Please only bring your like-new shoes! Shoes can be difficult to tag. First, write your consignor number and price on masking tape and place it on the bottom of each shoe. Then safety pin the tag to a shoe lace or through the shoe eyelet. We also highly recommend using zip ties to tie the shoes together. Put the shoes and tag inside a ziploc bag. It also helps to include your consignor number, shoes size, and price on the outside of the ziploc. (you can write directly on the bag with a permanent marker.)
We are accepting crib sheets and sheets up to twin size, but nothing larger. It is best to package sheets or a sheet set together in its original clear plastic bag with zipper. These can also be purchased at discount stores.
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 or tape the string portion of the tag to ziploc bag.
Bottles, bibs, rattles, socks, bows, etc., group together appropriately in ziploc bags. Seal with clear packing tape. Pin tag to ziploc bag. It also helps to write your consignor number and info on the ziploc with a permanent marker in case the tag comes off during the sale. We will not accept used nipples or pacifiers - only new, in the original packaging.
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 permanent marker in case the tag comes off. Puzzles should be wrapped securely in clear plastic wrap to keep the pieces intact. TOYS NOT PACKAGED APPROPRIATELY WILL BE TURNED AWAY.
Plush: We will ONLY accept Disney brand and Build-a-Bear 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 percent of Toys, Furniture and Baby Equipment!
Toy recall information -- Due to the high number of toy recalls during the past year, we inspect toys very carefully. We reserve the right to pull any toy we think might have been recalled. To help us, please do not bring any toys that have been subject to a recall. Check this government website for current toy recalls. Also, this helpful checklist has been made available by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Any type of children's bedroom decor.
Your car seat must have been manufactured within the past five years, and have a minimum of 12 months left of use before they expire. It must not be subject to recall or have been in an accident. Check here for current recalls. 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.
"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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