Consigning 101

Consignor registration is open so it’s time to sign up and get started.  We’ve created this step-by-step guide to help you get registered and start entering your items. Go to our website, www.divineconsign.net. Click on the Register/Login link on the upper left of the page. Since you’ve never consigned, go to the Never Sold With…

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Selling a Crib

Here are the requirements your crib needs to meet for you to be able to sell it at Divine Consign. Find the manufacturer’s date – It’s on a sticker somewhere (usually on the bottom) of the crib. Before July 23, 2010 -Illegal to sell July 23, 2010-June 28, 2011 –  Must have certificate of compliance from the…

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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: 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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Why Divine Consign over other options?

Today, we have many ways to recycle our kids used things.  Divine Consign, other similar sales and consignment stores, Facebook, Craigslist, Ebay, garage sales…endless possibilities.  But which is best?  Here’s some food for thought… Time:  Precious.  Flying.  Never enough. Divine Consign – Most of your time will be spent prepping, entering, and tagging the items…

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Q&A: DC Stain Removal Guide

The most frequent reason clothing items are pulled during inspection at the sales is because they have stains. We are SUPER picky, so even the smallest mark can get an item rejected. Here are a few tips and product suggestions from our stain guru, Leah to help you bring your best to Divine Consign. Stains…

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Q&A: What happens when I can’t drop-off at the sale I usually do?

Every season this is a problem for a handful of our consignors…the dates for the location they normally do just don’t work out for them. Here are a few suggestions on how to either avoid the issue or handle it in the best way possible. Get the dates on your calendar right when they’re announced….

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Eight Easy Steps to the Consignment Process

If you’re new to the consignment process you’re more than likely slightly overwhelmed with getting started. Consigning your kids’ items successfully can be daunting — but with a little planning and organization, the payout can be awesome. If you’re ready to tackle consigning for the first time, here’s a general overview of what your process…

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Avoiding Consigning Pitfalls

Sometimes you have to look at the end to find out what the beginning should be. “Breakdown” occurs on the last day of the sale…it’s when we have a team of volunteers that come in, take everything that is left and sort it all back out by consignor number. It’s our hardest shift, which is…

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