If you’d like to consign with us, give the shop a call and make an appointment. We’ll come to you and assess your items, or send your photos to us directly.We accept consignment(s) Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please notify us in advance if you need to bring items in on Saturday or Sunday. As a courtesy to our staff and other consignors, there is a limit of 10 items per visit.
The Velvet Shoestring reduces merchandise by 15% every 30 days during a 90 day consignment period. Should your merchandise not sell, you have the option to pick it up within 7 days of the expiration date or it will be donated. We do not provide notification of expiration. Mark your calendars. At The Velvet Shoestring, our consignors receive 50% of the final selling price. Payments to the consignor are made on the 5th of every month following the sale of item(s). Please pick up your check after the 5th. Checks are void after 120 days.
The Velvet Shoestring accepts only the highest quality (pre-owned) furniture and accessories. Furniture must be stylish, clean and in good condition. We will price merchandise at fair market value.
- Lamps must be in working condition with shades
- Rugs and upholstery must be clean.
- Brass and Silver must be polished.
- Glass must be cleaned.
The Velvet Shoestring can not be held liable for any property brought to the shop for consignment. Due to extremely high volume, items may not be immediately placed on the floor for sale.
No way of transporting your Items? Once they’ve been approved for consignment, we can set up a convenient time for our drivers to do the heavy lifting. For a nominal fee, your items will arrive to the shop safely.