Just Between Friends - shop, sell, save, smart!

How to SELL and Make Money!

1.

Register to Consign

Clean out and CA$H in! 
Read our NEW Consignor Guide to help you get started!!!

2.

Collect, Prep, and Tag

We'll give you all the tips & tricks to maximize your consignor check. Click HERE for Acceptable Items and Limitations for Fall Sale.

3.

Drop Off!

Consignor Drop Off (By Appt Only):
Appointments will OPEN on 9/18
Sun 10/11 12p-5p, Mon 10/12 4p-7p,Coming Soon:
Click HERE for Drop Off Map/Instructions
Complete ONLINE CONSIGNOR AGREEMENT



...and your check is ready two weeks later!

CA$H IN!

Consignors earn 60% on sold items, less a $15 Consignor Fee (per event).

Consignors who mark ALL of their items to DONATE (if unsold) pay NO FEE!

ALL Consignors get to SHOP EARLY at our Private Presale events!

Register to Consign

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HELPING AT THE SALE

Get Involved

JBF is truly a collaboration of parents helping each other to make and save money while caring for our children. There are TWO WAYS for you to be part of the fun!

Team Member

If you'd like to help us get everything organized before the sale or get unsold items donated and sorted after the sale, please join our team!
Please note: all Team Members must consign at least 15 items.

Team Members shop before the general public and before Consignors who are unabe to help!  And.... you get first pick from the best of the best!   Helping out with Just Between Friends is a fun experience and an awesome privilege!

JBF Staff

New this year, we are hiring employees to help during event sale hours (cashiers, entrance/exit, hold area, sales floor & go backs). We seeking mainly employees who would be able to help at least 20 hours.  JBF Staff will be paid hourly ($13.69/Hr).  Click HERE for our online application.

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DROP OFF & PICK UP

To help with capacity limitations, Drop Off & Pick Up and be done via appointments. 
 

DROP OFF: Appointments will OPEN on 9/18

Schedule Drop Off Time HERE
Sunday, October 11th 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Monday, October 12th 4:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Fill out the NEW ONLINE Consignor Agreement
Click HERE

Please note the following safety protocols for drop off and pick up:

  • Wear facial coverings while in the building per local health mandates.
  • Consider not bringing kids if appropriate care can be arranged.
  • Maintain 6+ feet of space if waiting
  • Sanitizing wipes or spray will be available for racks and carts.
  • Bring your items tagged, prepped, and sorted by type & size.
  • Verify you completed the NEW online Consignor Agreement, and if applicable, print/sign the Car Seat Checklist, and Crib Checklist
  • You will place your items on the sales floor (clothing will be inspected) - plan for 45 mins to an hour.  
  • Presale Tickets for Tuesday, October 13th will be emailed to you!

Express Drop Off (You drop off your tagged items and go!!  The cost of this service is $15/100 items)
Click HERE to request an appointment for Sunday Only.

Pick Up (optional) By Appointment ONLY
Appointments will OPEN on 9/18

Monday, October 19th 7pm-10pm
Schedule Appointment HERE

Tueday, October 20th (morning - TBD)

Items are donated immediately after Pick Up ends.


 

PRESALE SHOPPING

PRESALE for TEAM MEMBERS & CONSIGNORS:

Tuesday, October 13th* (Times Subject to Change)
4:30pm 2 Shift Team Member
5:30pm 1 Shift Team Member
6:30pm Consignors
Doors close at 8pm, Sale Ends at 9pm.
*For the October sale, we are asking all shoppers to wear a mask and avoid bringing children to the sale.

Saturday, October 17th Half Price Presale!
6:00pm Team Member + Guest
7:00pm Consignors + Guest
Doors close at 8pm, Sale Ends at 9pm
 

Like in any retail environment today, participant safety is paramount. Social distancing, masks required & frequent hand washing/sanitizing will be encouraged.

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Toys, Books & Games

Check for recalls (pink TOOL below).

  • Clean all items thoroughly. (Stained items will be removed from the sales floor)
  • Test to make certain that items are working properly.
  • Battery operated items must include working batteries (these can be purchased inexpensively at dollar stores).
  • Games and puzzles must include ALL pieces and be in box/plastic bag. Tape shut with clear packing tape.
  • Place small parts and accessories belonging to items in Ziploc/plastic bag. Tape bag shut. Fasten bag securely to the item with clear packing tape or small zip ties. Items must include ALL parts
  • You may group several items together (toys, rattles, puzzles, books, etc.) in a ziploc bag. Secure bag shut with clear tape.
  • Use ONLY painters tape to attach tags to books. Do not use scotch or masking tape.
  • Items may be placed into multiple bags and secured together with clear packing tape.
  • Multi piece items that will not fit into a bag may be attached together with zip ties.
  • NO explicit pg13 or rated R DVD's.

Note: Attach tag to item with clear packing tape, safety pin, or by punching a hole in the top of the tag and securing with ribbon.

Note: Place a piece of tape on tag before punching a hole. This will reinforce the tag so that it is not easily torn off your item. 

Note: If selling multiple items together, include how many items on tag. (i.e. toys, rattles, puzzles, books, etc.)

Baby Equipment & Children's Furniture

Check for recalls (pink TOOL below).

  • Clean all items thoroughly. (Stained items will be removed from the sales floor)
  • Test to make certain that items are working properly.
  • Battery operated items must include working batteries (these can be purchased inexpensively at dollar stores).
  • Place small parts/accessories belonging to items in Ziploc/plastic bag. Tape bag shut with clear packing tape. Fasten the bag securely to the item with clear packing tape, safety pin or small zip tie. Items must include ALL parts.
  • Multi-piece items may be attached together with zip ties.

Cribs: Just Between Friends can only accept the consignment of cribs manufactured on or after June 28, 2011. Cribs manufactured from July 23, 2010 to June 28, 2011 may be consigned if the consignor provides a certificate of compliance from the crib manufacturer or retailer.  Cribs manufactured prior to July 23, 2010 will not be accepted under any circumstance. Cribs that are unacceptable, for any reason, cannot be sold as toddler beds. All cribs consigned with Just Between Friends must have a signed crib waiver from the consignor.  You must review the Crib safety guildelines and fill out a crib waiver.   You can view the certificate of compliance requirements at http://www.cpsc.gov/about/cpsia/faq/elecertfaq.pdf.  You can view the new crib standards at http://www.cpsc.gov/onsafety/2011/03/the-new-crib-standard-questions-and-answers/.

Note: Attach tag to item with clear packing tape, safety pin, or by punching a hole in the top of the tag and securing with ribbon.

Note: DO NOT use clear packaging tape to attach tag to an item that is made of cotton-like material (i.e. bouncy seat, pack ‘n play) the tag will fall off!
Note: Place a piece of tape on tag before punching a hole. This will reinforce the tag so that it is not easily torn off your item.

Note: If selling multiple items together, include how many items on tag.

Car Seats & Stroller Combos

  • Car seats, and car seat bases cannot be older than 5 years old (5 years and 0 months).  There are a few excecption-check manuafacure info for expiration year.
  • Click HERE for car seat recalls or call 1-800-424-9393.
  • All car seats, car seat bases, and infant carriers that function as a car seat with a stroller combo will be inspected after drop off.
  • Please click HERE to download our Car Seat Checklist that must be submitted for each car seat/base, and booster seat that will be consigned.

Note: You MUST attach completed car seat waiver to the car seat,base, and booster.

Note: Place carseat waiver and instruction booklet into Ziploc bag and safety pin to car seat.

Bedding & Room Decor Sets

LIMIT OF 5 ITEMS

  • Clean all items thoroughly. (Stained items will be removed from the sales floor)
  • Bedding may be placed in XL Ziploc/clear bag or tied securely together with ribbon/clear packing tape.
  • Bedding with matching accessories may be placed in XL Ziploc/clear bag or tied securely together with ribbon/clear packing tape and tagged to sell as a set. You may sell matching lamps and room decor with your bedding set but we recommend selling them separately.
  • ONLY crib, toddler,  twin, & full size bedding with kid patterns are accepted. (All other size bedding will be removed from the sales floor)
  • No crib bedding sets
  • ONLY kid specific room décor items are accepted. (Household items will be removed from the sales floor)

Note: Attach tag to item with clear packing tape, safety pin, or by punching a hole in the top of the tag and securing with ribbon.

Note: DO NOT use clear packaging tape to attach tag to an item that is made of cotton-like material (i.e. comforter) the tag will fall off!

Note: Place a piece of tape on tag before punching a hole. This will reinforce the tag so that it is not easily torn off your item.

Note: If selling multiple items together, include how many items on tag.

Shoes

Shoes – near perfect condition.  We are accepting NB to Big Kid Size 7.  Max of 15 pairs for each gender.

Clothing

Newborn thru Juniors, & Maternity Too -- Limit of 200 hanging clothing items.  No limits of qty per any sizes.

Just Between Friends is also unable to accept the consignment of children's upper outerwear clothing size 2T-12 that contains drawstrings at the neck or hood. Children's upper outerwear clothing size 2T-16 can not contain drawstrings, at the waist or bottom, that are longer than 3 inches.  Please Click Here for the CPSC's Drawstring Guidelines

Maternity Clothes – All seasons accepted. 5yrs or newer and only great brands as follows- Due Maternity, Motherhood Maternity, Isabella Oliver Maternity, Euphoria Maternity, Pickles & Ice Cream Maternity Apparel, A Pea in the Pod, Belly Dance Maternity, Unbuttoned Contemporary Maternity, BellaBlu Maternity, Posh Maternity, Crave, Destination Maternity, Mimi, Gap and Old Navy and other boutique clothes.

Clothing DO's:

  • Clothing must be current season and fashion. We do NOT accept out of date clothing (must be within 5 years)
  • Check for stains, holes and tears.
  • Clean and press items.
  • All Multi piece clothing items can be safety pinned together through all pieces. (if selling item with an accessory such as a hat or pair of socks, safety pin accessory to clothing item)
  • Replace missing buttons, sew loose hems and seams, and clip loose threads.
  • Button all buttons, snap all snaps, zip all zippers.
  • Sleepers, gowns, and onesies should be placed in Ziploc bags and securely taped shut with clear packing tape if being priced under $3 (you may place multiple items in a bag but please make sure the bag is not overstuffed). Size 24 months and above must be hung on a hanger.
  • Sort all clothing by gender and size for easy drop off.
  • Child size PLASTIC hangers are required for 3T and under. Only PLASTIC hangers are accepted. When hanging pants, attach safety pins to the TOP part of the hanger to ensure that pant will not slide.  We attempt to remove hangers from the hung clothing items that are sold. These hangers will be available to consignors on a first come first serve basis during pickup.  Hangers can be found inexpensively at most discount stores such as Wal-Mart, Target, the Dollar Stores, and thrift stores.  Several department stores will give you leftover hangers...call them toward the evening hours (Old Navy, Carters Fred Meyer, Shopko, Children's Place, etc).
  • Clothing should be hung with the hanger hook pointing left. (hanger will resemble a question mark when looking at front of item)
  • If hanging shirt and pant set on 1 hanger, safety pin thru both clothing pieces AND through the top of hanger (this will prevent pants from weighing down the shirt and causing a possible tear). DO NOT safety pin pants to the bottom of the shirt OR bottom of the hanger.
  • Rubber band or zip tie hangers together if selling multi piece items on multiple hangers. (remember to safety pin items together) Tag Gun: If you are interested in ordering a tag gun, please let me know (I have many many brand new Arrow tagging guns and tagging supplies).  Remember to be very careful when using a tag gun and tag through the size tag or inside seam, since we will not accept clothing with holes.
  • Safety pins: Please use 1" or larger safety pins: NO straight pins or small gold safety pins.
  • Tag Location: Attach tag with a safety pin/tag gun to the LABEL OF SHIRT or UPPER RIGHT SIDE OF PANTS. (you may also safety pin tag on upper right side of shirt, as you are looking at the item) Make sure you can see the tag easily.  If you use a tag gun, insert the gun in label or inside seam NOT through part of the clothing (to avoid making hole/tear in garment). PULL on the tag to make sure it is properly secured and will not come off easily.  You can reinforce the tag by taping over the platic tag to the label (import for higher priced items).
  • Tags MUST be pulled out (not tucked inside clothing) so they are easily visible.
     

Note: Sets sell well, so match things up if you can. Make sure that the sizes are the same.

Note: As kids reach the pre-teen sizes (14-20), they are very particular. Clothing must be in excellent condition, very CURRENT style, and highly desired named brand to sell well.

Quality Over Quantity

JBF strives to be the industry leader and uphold the highest standards in the consignment industry.  Our goal is to provide high quality products that are current, clean and complete in addition to making family safety a priority.

Safety First

A JBF Priority

Although we do have a recall specialist on site during consignor drop off and we provide the latest recall information on our website, ultimately it is the responsibility of our consignors to make sure all of their items meet the required safety standards.

Unacceptable JBF Items Policy

Click HERE for a lisitng of ACCEPTABLE ITEMS for our upcoming sale.  Despite our best efforts during inspection at consignor drop off, occasionally unacceptable JBF items such as stained, incomplete, defective or recalled items are over looked. These items will continue to be immediately removed from the sales floor and tracked (see Perfect Inspection Policy). Consignors may claim these items in the designated area at consignor pick up.  This process will help make us aware of those consignors who are not following JBF guidelines. To avoid loss of consignor privileges, please take the necessary time to carefully inspect all of your items BEFORE consignor drop off.

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Valet Tagging-No Time to Tag Yourself!?!

VALET CONSIGNOR SPOTS-FULL!

Our spots are full for the Fall Sale in Federal Way.

Let JBF help!!  You will earn 45% and JBF does all the tagging for you!

In order to qualify, you must answer YES to these 2 questions:

  1. Do you have at least 100 items ?
  2. Are 80% of your clothing items quality name brand?  (Less than 20% of your items are Circo/Garanimals/Carters)?

If you are interested in having JBF tag your items, click HERE for more info and to request this service for the Spring 2021 sale.  You can also send an email to Seattle@jbfsale.com for more info.

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Top 10 Best Sellers

These items ALWAYS sell well at JBF!

  1. Strollers & Carseats
  2. Pack-n- plays, Bassinets, Swings, Bouncy Seats
  3. Cribs & Toddler Beds
  4. Bicycles & Ride-On Toys
  5. Outdoor/Indoor Play Structures
  6. Toys & Sporting Goods
  7. Books, DVDs, Games & Video Games
  8. Clothing (baby, toddler, school age, teen & maternity)
  9. Shoes
  10. Infant Care Items
 

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Want to Earn MORE?

Contact

Jenny

seattle@jbfsale.com

What better way to combine a love of shopping, saving money, making money and going green by recycling gently used items!