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.

Supplies Needed

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.

Supplies

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. No metal or dry cleaning style hangers.
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 can purchase String Tags and Safety Pins at Anthus or Baby Biz in Midland! 100 tags for $3 and 250 safety pins for $6. EXACT CASH ONLY

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.

Clothing

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. 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 Spring & Summer clothing in Children's (Limit of 50 hanging items 0-9 month), Junior (limit 30 hanging items in Junior), and Maternity sizes. This includes pants, shorts, long sleeved shirts, holiday (St. Patrick's Day through Labor Day) outfits and swimsuits. We are also accepting children's dress up clothes but NOT Halloween costumes. Please group smaller or simpler items together so that they will equal a value of at least $4.00. (ie: small toys or baby items, onesies etc) 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. If pairing with a top please pin the pants to the back shoulders of the shirt/hanger, this will make the full outfit visible for shoppers.

Safety pin all sets and accessories securely together. With pants hung on the back of the shirt at the shoulders. Both pieces need to be visible without unpinning or pulling the shirt up.

Shoes

Please only bring your like-new shoes. Please save sandals, flip flops, and summer shoes for Spring/Summer sale!.
First, put your consignor number and price on masking tape on the inside bottom of both shoes. Then zip tie the price tag to a shoe lace or through the shoe eyelet. Please zip tie the shoes together OR you may put the shoes (with the bar code attached) inside a ziploc bag. Barcode should still be attached inside the bag with a string tag, do not tape or affix the barcode label itself to the bag.

Bedding

Bedding
We will be accepting crib & twin sized bedding and sheet sets this sale. We will also accept high end/ designer FULL sized bedding and sheet SETS from Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Land of Nod and Crate & Barrel, plus other designer brands.

It is best to package a bedding set together in its original clear plastic bag with zipper. WE CAN NOT ACCEPT CRIB BUMPERS. Large ziploc bags can also be purchased to keep bedding clean and together.

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. Safety pin or tape the tag to the inside of the ziploc bag.

We will be accepting receiving and children's blankets this sale! Please NO afghans or large comforters. We will accept children's sleeping bags, nap mats and pillow pets.

Loose Items

Bottles, bibs, rattles, socks, bows, etc should be grouped together appropriately in ziploc bags to equal a value/price of $4. Tape the string tag to the inside of the ziploc bag. It also helps to write your consignor number and info on the ziploc with a Sharpie in case the tag comes off during the sale.
USED nipples or pacifiers will not be accepted. These must be new in original packaging.

Car Seats

Car seats from infant to boosters are accepted, including individual bases. 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, not more than five years old, is not subject to recall and has not been in an accident. Car seats will be closely inspected for safety reasons.

Toys, Furniture, Equipment

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/Puzzles and boxed items should be taped closed. Books and videos do not need to be put in ziploc bags unless you are grouping them together. In that case, secure with clear packing tape and pin the string tag to the inside of the ziploc bag. It is also good to write your consignor number and info on the ziploc bag with a Sharpie in case the tag comes off. DVD's and video games should not be taped shut until after they have been through consignor check in. Board Puzzles should be wrapped securely in clear Saran wrap to keep the pieces intact but visible to shoppers. All toys and games MUST include ALL pieces. TOYS NOT PACKAGED APPROPRIATELY or missing pieces WILL BE TURNED AWAY.

We are only able to accept stuffed animals that are battery operated or a name brand.

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. Also for a helpful resource made available by the Consumer Product Safety Commission

***Due to the latest recall regulations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, we will not be accepting ANY drop side cribs, rock n' play seats and newborn loungers ONLY (nursing pillows will still be accepted).***

Cribs

Due to the thousands of recalls and the crib regulations being raised, we will not sell any crib manufactured before December 2010. Contact the manufacturer of your crib to find out if it is recalled. Most companies will send you a repair kit or give you instructions on how to return your crib for a refund. We do accept Pack n Plays and Bassinettes and Side Sleepers.

If you have any questions we’ll be happy to help! Contact Natalie Nolen at natalie@rhealana.com.