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


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Melissa Cook and Melanie Salamone are the new owners of the Grand Rapids, MI event!

Our email addresses are:

melissacook@jbfsale.com and msalamone@jbfsale.com

Please check back often for details about our Spring 2015 event!

Why sell your items with Just Between Friends?

Clean your closets, turn it into cash in your pockets! Average consignor checks over $300!

As a consignor you make 60% of your sales and you set the price of each of the items you put in the sale. Your $10 consignor fee will be taken out of your check. You drop off the items to us and do not have to stay at the sale.  Earn even more money and volunteer 4 hours or more and make make 70% of the items selling price.

JBF has earned a reputation for quality items, which is why we have only the BEST gently used items for shoppers to choose from. Not having to sort through junk means shoppers will buy more and spend more on your incredible things.

Consignors and Volunteers get to shop before the public to find the best deals FIRST! Wednesday September 17, 2014 is presale day!

A free bar coding website. This will allow you a fun, fast & convenient way to price your items and track your sales!

You can put anything and everything that has to do with raising a child in the sale: clothing up to teen(all season), shoes, toys, baby equipment, all household furniture, games...and maternity clothes!

Just Between Friends of West Michigan supports local charities, so if you choose to donate your unsold items they go to use in our local community immediately to help families in need!

If you choose not to donate, all of your items will be sorted and ready for pick up Sunday, September 21, 2014  from 1-3pm.

Click here to sign up to Consign!

 Remember once you have a consignor number that is your number for life, you do not need to sign up again.  However, please RSVP for each sale so we know you are coming!

No Time to Tag?  Let us do it for you.
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*please arrive one hour prior to end time

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Perfect Consignor Policy



Want to Sell More

Help us, help you to sell more of your items by telling everyone you know about JBF!  Our sales have grown to mega awesome by friends telling friends about where they can SAVE!

Consignor checks are nice and BIG when you tell at least 10 of your friends about the sale. 

Be sure to learn how you can receive even more with the Refer a Friend Progam

Would you like to receive a stack of postcards to pass out to your workplace, church group, moms groups and more?
Click Here to Sign Up

Remember to tell 10 people about the sale and watch your check grow!

How to Tag

Gather Supplies Early!

Print this Tagging Tips Guide

Tagging Supplies:
Safety Pins
Tagging Gun (optional)
Ziploc Bags, Saran Wrap, Zipties, Curling Ribbon

Cleaning Supplies:
Soap & Water
Magic Eraser
Downey Wrinkle Releaser
Clorox Wipes

The better your items look and smell the better they will sell! Plus you don't want your items to be turned away at inspection.
Clean up & Ca$h in!.

What Sells Best at a JBF Event?

Bargains! Bargains! Bargains!
Resell. Repurpose. Replace. Rejoice!

Click Here for Complete List

SEASONAL ITEMS:  Sizes Infant to Teen & Maternity too!
*teen sizes limited to 20 items per consignor.

Fall / Winter (Think colder weather) ~ Coats, jackets, gloves, mittens, scarves, Halloween costumes, Christmas outfits and items, snow gear (boots, sleds, skiing outfits and items), football gear, camping gear, etc.

Spring/Summer (Think warmer weather) ~ Light transitional outfits (ex: nylon warm-up outfits), Easter outfits and items, rain coats and boots, umbrellas, kites, swim wear, pools and pool toys (fins, goggles, snorkels, diving toys, floaties, etc.), picnic items.

a.k.a. "Oh yeah, I should have sold that!" These items sell like HOT CAKES!!
Any Little Tikes or Step Two toys
bouncy seats
car seats
gymnastic & dance wear
uniforms (karate, Boy/Girl Scouts, Awana, 4-H, etc.)
breast pumps
baby carriers & slings
shopping cart covers
bedroom furniture
train tables
ride-on toys
large outside play sets
bunk beds
changing tables
high chairs
diaper bags
play pens
rocking horses
easels, on and on...

JBF accepts all clothing items that have to do babies and kids. From preemie onesies to teen boy football jerseys. That would include: sleepwear accessories (belts, hats, bows, socks, under garments, etc.) uniforms (school, team, karate, Boy Scouts, etc.) costumes & dress-up holiday outfits (Christmas and Easter)
JBF accepts only current fashions.
Please do not bring items over five years old. All sizes sell well. (Larger and Plus sizes usually sell out.)

Infant / Babies: Rattles, bouncy seats, play gyms, Bumbos, activity mats, mobiles, cloth books, CDs, etc.
Toddlers: Puzzles, board books, learning toys, Duplo, building blocks, dolls, play kitchens, ride-on toys, push toys, walking & pulling toys, train tables, etc.
Kids and Teens: Action figures, educational toys, bikes, Legos, playhouses, outdoor equipment, sports equipment, American Girl, slides, swing sets, game tables (air hockey, ping pong, pool, etc.), arts & crafts, rollerblades and skates, balls, doll houses, board games, Bionicles, Polly Pockets, Hannah Montana items, Hot Wheels, etc.
and Teens: Electronic games: remote control toys, gaming systems (Nintendo, Wii, X-Box, Gameboys, etc.), skateboards, sports equipment, sewing, arts & crafts, etc.

Books: JBF accepts all books in good condition. Board, cloth, picture, chapter, educational, home school curriculum, etc.
Videos and Music: JBF accepts music and videos that is child appropriate. No R-rated materials. CDs sell much better than cassettes in both music and movies. JBF reserves the right to remove anything deemed inappropriate off the sales floor.
Electronics: Electronics sell like CRAZY! JBF accepts gaming systems, games, iPods, mp3 players, computer software, Gameboys, etc.

If you have items you'd like to sell that are not listed, please send us an email to sharronballard@jbfsale.com


Check out our video library with easy-to-follow instructions and tips to make the most money for your items! Various item preparations are covered to take the guesswork out of your tagging.

Event Coordinators
Melissa Cook                melissacook@jbfsale.com

Melanie Salamone

We’ve got you covered! Sign for VIP tagging. You drop off your items, we tag them,sell them and you get the check. VIP tagging is available to a limited number of consignors each sale. 

Vip taggers earn 50% of their items sold less a $20 consignor fee. 

Click Here to Sign up to learn more