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Q&A: How do I get that “wrinkle free” look?

I wish that I had a better answer for this blog, but if you want “wrinkle free” (and you do) then you need to heat up that iron.  Yes, you can do a google search for ironing substitutes.  You can buy wrinkle free sprays on the laundry aisle at Walmart.  You can do my 16…

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Q&A: What’s the best way to pin pants on the hanger?

In another recent post, we addressed whether or not consigning is worth your time…of course it is! But the time you put into it makes a big difference in what you get out of it. Washing, buttoning, zippering, ironing, hanging…all the “ings”. One of the things we see the most often is pants that look…

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Q&A: Is consigning worth my time?

I don’t know about your kids but mine go through clothes faster than Kleenex!  We outgrow them long before we could ever wear them out.  So at the end of each season we deal with a decision – what to do with all this stuff we no longer need?  To say I’m sentimental is an…

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Q&A: Anyone have an extra Presale wristband?

A very wise woman at our church was once asked what her secret to parenting was.  “Say yes as often as you can.”  We’ve all been there.  Feeling like you say no a thousand times a day.  It feels good to say yes and be the hero for a change.  Writing this blog post feels…

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Q&A: Where do I get hangers?

Clothing is very important to this consigning business.  Over 65% of everthing dropped off is clothing.  Last Fall, at our Plano sale, we received almost 60,000 clothing items!  Clothes that fit babies and clothes that fit teenagers.  And those almost 60,000 items came in the door hanging on almost 60,000 hangers. And that’s the subject…

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Q&A: Secrets of Successful Consignors

You’re all too young to remember but when I was a kid there was a game show called I’ve Got a Secret…it was in black and white, on channel 3, one of our FOUR channels. Just include that concept in the ones my kids will never be able to comprehend. On the show, the “panel”,…

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Q&A: Why only Plano and Grapevine?

We get asked this all the time.  Why don’t you open more locations than just Plano and Grapevine.  Please open a sale here.  We really need a Divine Consign there.  Those words are great encouragements to us, that you like what we offer that much!  This fall we’ll celebrate our 15th year and we’ve learned…

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