CONSIGNMENT

Couches to Curios Features Well-Made Furniture, Home Decor, Lighting, Rugs, Artwork, Mirrors & Designer Handbags in Good to Excellent Condition.  We Value the Partnership with Our Consignors, We Couldn't Do What We Do Without You!

Here is how we work together:

  • Furniture:  Please email pictures of furniture for approval to couchestocurios@att.net, please include your phone number.  If you do not want to email you can bring in photos on your phone or tablet.  Once your items are approved we will offer dates for you to deliver your items to the store.  We do need to have an exact date before delivery. Upon arrival, items should be "showroom ready", i.e.. vacuumed/dusted.  We have the right to refuse an item due to condition.
  • Home Decor:  We accept decor by appointment. Appointments are available Monday-Saturday at 10:00 am, 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00 pm. Please call to schedule an appointment. Each consignor is limited to 20 home decor items and up to 4 lamps per visit. All lamps need to have shades that are clean and in good to excellent condition. If a piece needs a battery, please bring one.  A note about what decor to consign–on-trend and high end decor items and brands like Pottery Barn, West Elm, Uttermost, Madden McFarland...and others sell very well. Think about consigning items with an original value of $40 and higher.
  • Rugs:   Please email photos of rugs for approval to couchestocurios@att.net, please include your phone number. We do not accept rugs that have smoke or pet odors. Rugs need to be vacuumed prior to delivery. We only accept rugs up to 8x10.
  • Art & Mirrors:  Please email photos of art/mirrors for approval to couchestocurios@att.net, please include your phone number. This category includes all items that hang on the wall. Consignors can bring in up to 4 pieces of art/mirrors per appointment. Once specific pieces are approved the consignor will be given a specific week to bring their approved pieces to the store.
  • Light Fixtures:  We accept light fixtures by appointment. Please email photos of chandeliers for approval, once approved an appointment will be made. All light fixtures need to be cleaned prior to arrival. 
  • Designer Handbags:  Please email photos of handbags for approval to couchestocurios@att.net. Please bring any authentication to your appointment as well as any original packaging. All bags are subject to a third party authentication fee if deemed necessary. These fees are applied to the consignor account but are required to be paid if an item is not authentic or if the item has not sold within the 90 day period. We guarantee 100% authenticity on every designer piece we sell, including but not limited to Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Burberry, etc.
  • Seasonal Items:  Please call the store to see when we accept seasonal items, i.e. patio furniture, holiday decor, etc. For example, patio furniture is accepted April – June. Christmas decor is accepted by appointment beginning October 1.

 

POLICIES:

  • We will not accept items that have been exposed to water damage, mold or mildew, excessive odors from smoke, pets or moth balls. We do our best to safeguard all items, but we are not responsible for fire, damage, or loss.
  • A Consignment Agreement will be completed at the store when you bring in your initial items.
  • The consignor is responsible for delivering their merchandise to the store. We can recommend movers that are reasonably priced.

 

NEED A MOVER?

Miller's Movers:  816-695-7378 (Professional Movers)
Platinum Movers:  913-703-1691 (Professional Movers)
Vince's Delivery:  816-509-1941 ($59 special if you're within 9 miles of the store)

 

CONSIGNMENT TERMS:

  • If consignor is delivering themselves, please bring help to unload heavy pieces into the store. Our staff will place it on the showroom floor.
  • Inventory will be recorded and priced on the day of delivery.  Consignors can access their account at http://couchestocurios.consignoraccess.com.  You can view your inventory, pricing, status and monthly payouts.
  • We will then place your items in our showroom for 90 days.  Consignors are not allowed to pick up items prior to 90 days once it has been placed in the showroom.
  • When an item sells, we pay the consignor a 50/50 split of the sales price.
  • We hold firm on the price for 30 days then we offer a 15% discount and at 60 days; 25%. If an item has not sold within 90 days, the consignor has the option to pick up expired items within 7 days. If you choose to leave the item(s), we may continue to keep it on our sales floor, we can be negotiable with the price and the item(s) can be donated at our discretion. The consignor will always get paid if the item sells in the store.
  • We do offer a 15% discount to Veterans and Designers on items that are in the store within the first 30 days.
  • When an item is sold, the check will be ready to be picked up at the store on the 10th of the following month. All consignors are asked to check their account to see if they have a check. Checks are voided after 90 days but can be reprinted for a $5 fee up to 3 years from the date of the original check.
  • Cleaning/Repair Fees:  Couches to Curios has the right to apply a cleaning fee or repair fee when items do not meet our standards.
  • If an item arrives at the store and is refused due to condition it must be taken away immediately by the consignor or mover.  

 

CONSIGNING:

Couches to Curios will change your perception of consignment furniture and home decor. We showcase items in good to excellent condition carrying name brands such as Bernhardt, Ethan Allen, Hooker, Drexel Heritage, Pottery Barn, Arhaus, Stiffel….just to name a few. We are known for accepting an eclectic mix of well made, good quality pieces for your entire home with prices to meet most budgets.

We sell 70% of items within the first 30 days of our 90 day contract.

Our staff is trained to research current market values and price furniture and decor at fair price points that have the best chance of selling!

There is a 50/50 split once an item sells. We have a 90 day term. Our staff researches and prices your items and displays them tastefully to get your items sold!

Furniture, decor, lighting, rugs, seasonal furniture, and designer handbags in good to excellent condition.

If your items don't sell within 90 days, you have 7 days to pick up unsold items or they can be donated at our discretion.

Yes, we have separate appointments for decor, furniture, handbags, and artwork (which includes all items that need to be hung).

All Furniture, Artwork, Rugs, and Chandeliers need to be pre-approved via email. To consign, email us at couchestocurios@att.net and our team will respond in 24-48 hours letting you know if we have a market for your item!

Please call the store for a decor appointment or you can book through our online portal (COMING SOON!)

For any further questions on consignment, please refer above to our consignment terms!

We do not allow for early pickups based on our 90-day consignor contract.

If you disagree with our pricing, then you may pickup your items if you choose to not consign.

All items are under contract with consignors and have a set reduction schedule. We will not lower the price beyond what we have it listed.

Please note consignment items are subject to special sales (per our contract) at the discretion of Couches to Curios. 

Typically, all items are placed into inventory same day as drop off. You should be able to see a list of your inventory items by end of the day. Your account will show the listing date as well as the expired date of the 90 day term.

Our intake team works as efficiently as possible to to make items available for sale.

Handbags generally take longer to place into inventory, but don't worry! Everything is tagged with your account number and we store them safely, locked away in our office.

Please note that the 90 day term does not begin until the item is tagged and placed in our display, available for sale.

Easter & Spring: February through April
Outdoor Furniture: April-Mid June
4th of July- May and June
Halloween- August through September
Thanksgiving & Fall- August through November
Christmas- October through December

Plan ahead! Christmas appointments book very fast.

During these seasons, scheduling can be fully booked or booking several weeks out.

Please note holiday consignment terms expire the week after the holiday. All items must be picked up the week after that holiday or they are subject to donation.

All checks are ready to be picked up in the store after the 10th of each month.

Payouts:

All consignor checks are available for in-store pick up on the 10th of each month.

Checks are good for 90 days and then they are voided. Consignor checks can be re-printed for a $5 fee.

Absolutely! We mail checks to out of town and out of state consignors. We do not have a mailing fee deducted from each check, but we do appreciate self addressed, stamped envelopes and will be happy to mail out checks.

Please email us at couchestocurios@att.net with your address and we will add you to our mailing list.

Yes. Please email or call the store and we will make a note on your account.

ONLINE ACCOUNT:

To view your account online, click on the login button on the top of https://couchestocurios.com or visit https://couchestocurios.consignoraccess.com. Your consignor number is your username and password.

First time users should have received an email from us with a link to login with a temporary password, bring prompted to change upon first login.

After changing your password, you will be able to view all of your inventory, its status, and your account balance.

For any questions, call us at 913-381-8022.

We have almost 8,000 consignors in our system. We do not call or email each time we make a transaction. However, we love the convenience of each consignor being able to login to their account and view all of those details online.

To view your account, please visit: https://couchestocurios.consignoraccess.com/activity

For any further questions, please call the store at 913-381-8022.

We pride ourselves in our research ability and the knowledge of pulling 7+ years of sales history to find an ideal price for each item.

If you disagree with a price we have listed, please call us at the store directly and let us know your thoughts and why.

If we are way off on price and you no longer want to consign, you are welcome to come retrieve your belongings.

Remember, we are a team and with a 50/50 split, we all want the best prices for each item - but the ultimate goal is to sell it!

LET'S GET STARTED!

Start consigning today by sending us an email or calling for an appointment. Our staff will work with you on the approval and scheduling process! We look forward to working with you!

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