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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 AND STRING TAGS

String Tags: You can find these at Walmart, Amazon, and office supply stores - the correct size is 1 3/4 in. x 1 3/32 in.

Clothes: The better they look, 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. Target has the best deal - 10/$1.00 in the baby section. 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! 



ACCEPTABLE ITEMS THIS SEASON!!

We are receiving Spring and Summer items to include Infant, Children's, Junior and Maternity clothing and shoes for this sale. Don't forget warm weather clothing and items, such as swim suits, swim gear, pool items and play clothes in like-new condition. Shoppers love to buy high quality name brand and boutique items for less at our events. Nursery furniture, changing tables, gliders/rockers, bunk beds, and other children's furniture are also among our most popular items. We also sell 95% of baby equipment and toys such as Jumparoos, high chairs, car seats, strollers, Bumbos, pack n plays, play kitchens, tool benches, and outdoor playsets! We sell costumes and sports equipment and gear at both events! Please group items together so that they will equal a value of at least $3. 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 can be put on a separate hangers with the two hangers rubber banded together OR they can be pinned to one hanger - do not hang pants from the bottom of the shirt, pin them to the diagonal arms of the hanger :). Both pieces need to be viewable without unpinning them. 



SHOES

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 OR ziptie the shoes together WITHOUT a ziploc bag (we find these sell better because people don't have to look through the bag). SHOES THAT ARE WORN, DIRTY OR HAVE SCUFF MARKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

BEDDING

It is best to package a bedding set together in its original clear plastic bag with zipper. Large bags can also be purchased at discount stores. WE ONLY ACCEPT BEDDING THAT CAN BE USED IN AN INFANT, CHILD OR TEEN ROOM. No adult bedding will be accepted.

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 should be grouped together appropriately in ziploc bags. Seal with clear packing tape. Pin tag to ziploc bag. It also helps to write your consignor number and price on the ziploc with a Sharpee in case the tag comes off during the sale.

TOYS, FURNITURE, AND BABY EQUIPMENT

FIRST, PLEASE WRITE YOUR CONSIGNOR NUMBER AND A PRICE ON A PIECE OF MASKING TAPE AND ATTACH TO THE ITEM. 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 Sharpee 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. 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.

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

Wonderful children's furniture sells well. In an effort to maintain excellent quality we are selective in the items we accept. Children's furniture: cribs (no drop side), changing tables, art tables, child size chairs, dressers, nightstands, twin size beds, etc. Email ellen@rhelana.com with any questions. GOVERNMENT RULING ON CRIBS "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)

Acceptable Items

Children's furniture: cribs (no drop side), changing tables, art tables, child size chairs. Email ellen@rhelana.com with any questions. We have a ton of space this time. So we will have a bigger furniture nook. If you have furniture that's in great shape at a great price, we can sell it. Contact Ellen at 901-338-0338 if you have questions.

Unacceptable Items

Any recalled items. Out of date, stained, torn and heavily worn clothing. Broken or missing parts toys.

If you have any questions we’ll be happy to help! Contact Ellen Faust at ellen@rhealana.com.