The thing to keep in mind when prepping your items is that all clothing and shoes will be tried on. Pinning items will not work and it is imperative that items be labelled properly so they can be sold. Items without a label will not be sold, so you will want to do your best to make sure that your item is easily identified. By following these preparation instructions, you will ensure that your items can be identified as yours AND sold.

Prepping Clothing Items:


Tops should be hung so that the hanger resembles a question mark, with the opening to the left. Also seen in this picture...If items are being sold together, please use a rubberband to secure the necks of the hangers together. Do not put the rubberband at the top. It will come off as the items are moved along the rack, rubberbands placed on the curved top to the hanger will snap and your pieces will become separated. Putting a second tag on the other item that has the item's 7-digit ID number, the price, and '2 of 2' is also a great idea. When the item does not have a size tag, PLEASE be very careful that you do not damage the fabric. NEVER shoot the tagging gun or pin through the fabric, as it will be damaged...always go in through a seam so that the item is not damaged.


Tops that have thin straps can be secured by placing a rubberband at each side of the hanger to prevent the straps from slipping and the item from falling off of the hanger.














Juniors and Ladies Bottoms sizes 16 and under and ALL girls bottoms should be hung front-facing on pant hangers.
















Juniors and Ladies Bottoms sizes 18 and over and ALL maternity bottoms should be hung to show the profile of the piece, so that both front and back pocket are visible.















Prepping Shoes:


If you have an eyelet to work with, you can loop the string tag through one of them. Be sure, however, to place a sticker on the bottom of BOTH shoes that has the 7-digit item number and the item price on it. A blank label or masking tape will work well for this. That way, if the tag comes off, shoppers will know how much the item is, so they can purchase it, and our volunteers will know WHO the consignor is who supplied them.













For pumps or any other shoe that you would not use a tagging gun to attach the price tag, please tape the top of the barcoded price tag to the INSIDE of one of the shoes. Again, be sure to place a sticker on the bottom of BOTH shoes that has the 7-digit item number and the item price on it. A blank label or masking tape will work well for this. That way, if the tag comes off, shoppers will know how much the item is, so they can purchase it, and our volunteers will know WHO the consignor is who supplied them.












Prepping Jewelry Items:


All necklaces, bracelets, and rings will be hung for display and need to be on one of our jewelry tags. Jewelry tags are available at the label pick up and will also be available at drop off. Staple the barcoded price tag as shown, so that the item description and price are visible to shoppers. NEVER attach a price label directly to the card. The price tag needs to be secure so that it does not fall off during shopping, but must be able to removed for check out.













Earrings and pins will be hung for display and will need to be attached to one of our earring cards. Earring cards are available at the label pick up and will also be available at drop off. To do this, use your tagging gun to poke two small holes in the card and attach your earrings. Place a piece of tape over the back of the earrings so they do not slide out or lose their backs. Staple the barcoded price tag as shown, so that the item description and price are visible to shoppers. NEVER attach a price label directly to the card. The price tag needs to be secure so that it does not fall off during shopping, but must be able to removed for check out.

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