Your guide to 7 consignment shops that will take the financial (and IKEA-related) stress out of decorating your house

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We’ve already walked you through where to head if you’re looking to update your wardrobe without breaking the bank – now it’s time to move on to the rest of the house (without sacrificing both your first born and your sanity to IKEA).

1510 Antiques and Consignments

Address: 1510 Central Avenue
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday, noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
5 types of items you’ll find: Bedroom furniture, glassware, silver, stemware, lamps. Take a look.
Looking to sell? How it works: Dealers rent space – see details here.
Best find in 20 minutes: 
This collection of beer steins, starting at $12.50

Classic Attic

Address: 4103-C Park Road (in the Park Road Shopping Center’s Backlot)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
5 types of items you’ll find: High-end antiques, original paintings, crystal, silver and small décor. Shop online.
Looking to sell? How it works: Send photos of the things you’re looking to sell directly to their consign e-mail. They’ll review the items, and if they’re suitable, set up an appointment time for you to drop them by the store. See the full process here.
Best find in 20 minutes: This accent chair ($295)

Consignments on Park

Address: 10701 Park Road
Hours:
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5 types of items you’ll find: Antique furniture, wall art, silver, chairs, dining sets
Looking to sell? How it works: Items are taken in by appointment only (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and items will be consigned for 90 to 97 days. If sold, you’ll be paid 60% of the initial price for items worth $100 or more and 40% for items worth less. See the full process here.
Best find in 20 minutes: This collection of area rugs

ReStore

Address: 8104 University City Boulevard, 1133 North Wendover Road, 3326 Wilkinson Boulevard. More locations opening soon.
Hours: 

University and North Wendover: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wilkinson: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

5 types of items you’ll find: Appliances, cabinets, furniture, home décor, building materials
Looking to sell? How it works: Because ReStore is a branch of Habitat for Humanity, you won’t make any money by donating your furniture, but what sells will help support Habitat’s mission. In 2011, they were able to build 13 homes through funds raised at each ReStore. See details here.
Best find in 20 minutes: This pair of mid-century modern tables ($75, $45, respectively)

Sardis Marketplace

Address: 2328 Crown Center Drive
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
5 types of items you’ll find: Dressers, end tables, wall art, lamps, kitchen islands. See the consigned inventory here.
Looking to sell? How it works: You’ll keep 60% of the sale, even if you do it online. See details here.
Best find in 20 minutes: This $420 mid-century modern sofa

Sleepy Poet Antique Mall

Address: 4450 South Boulevard
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
5 types of items you’ll find: Wall art, yard decoration, glassware, tables, record players. Keep up with the inventory on Facebook.
Looking to sell? How it works: You’ll need to become a vendor and rent a booth for a monthly fee (this varies based on the booth’s location). For each sale made, Sleepy Poet charges a 10% commission. See the full process here.
Best find in 20 minutes: This $325 wooden table

South End Exchange

Address: 111 New Bern Street
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
5 types of items you’ll find: Wall art, rugs, coffee tables, book shelves, pillows. See the full inventory on Facebook.
Looking to sell? How it works: “We ask that anyone wanting to consign with us send pictures of their items to southendexchange@carolina.rr.com or they can message us on Facebook. We take upholstered furniture, dining and bedroom furniture, lighting, rugs and home accessories. It takes us 24-48 hours to respond and approve items to be consigned. Once items are approved for consignment we schedule a time for the customer to bring them to us. We do all pricing on consigned items and the consignor receives 50% of the selling price after the sale. Our prices go down by 15% every 30 days and we keep items for 120 days. Once items expire (after the 120 period) consignors can either pick up their unsold items or we donate to Habitat for Humanity and send a donation slip.”
Best find in 20 minutes: This $325 desk

 

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