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Windows 4 consignment, thrift, resale (and other) shops

AuntieKate.wordpr... loves this Mini Snowman Attack... could be a great January consignment shop window with the help some (clearance-priced) Styrofoam balls (or better yet, recycled ones that you ask your clientele to bring in after Christmas :) )

These People Have WAY Too Much Time On Their Hands

A woodsy antique hanger with weathered clothespins, painter’s drop cloth then trimmed with twine and buttons... rustic curtains! Dare you trim your consignment or resale shop windows with these, asks

Vintage hanger crop cloth curtains - Funky Junk Interiors

Here I go with the garlands again. This consignment or resale shop window display idea is somewhat labor-intensive, says, but if you have an anniversary or other star-studded event coming up (and a bunch of preteens coming over for a slumber party who need a craft to do...) it could be SO worth it!

Dare you use your window displays to make your consignment shop a "haunted" one for Halloween? Use cardboard or foamcore & brown paint to make faux boards to (partially!) board up windows then add black-clad mannequins with white face masks... and maybe some eerie lighting? It's SPOOKY how great our (clothing, home decor) selection is... suggests as signage (and email subject line, social media, all that stuff)

Wiccan Make Some Too: Faux Wood Boards

This display was for Halloween. Cute, isn't it? Certainly calls attention to the luxury handbags. What a shame, an idea like this would only work for a week or two in late October. But wait! Just MAYbe…. consignment shops could adapt the idea for any time of year. Like whenever you have a good selection of those coveted, covetable handbags. How about ... (click the pic for more from Auntie Kate)

Take a cute idea, and make it cuter

Christmas, Valentine's Day... heck, St Patrick's Day in your consignment or resale shop. ADORING this, opines Too Good to be Threw

Yummy window displays from a furniture and home decor resale shop. says "Notice the lighting... that's key to how enticing these vignettes appear!"

The Shop - Rust & Found

Oversized doilies act like "look here!" flags... with a feminine touch. AuntieKate.wordpr..., the blog for Professional Resalers, loves unique window display ideas, and thinks this is perfect for consignment & resale shops

Catch their eye with a monotone window display!

These #DIY ice cream cones are crafted from paper lanterns! Too Good to be Threw thinks this is delicious for a consignment or resale display of pastel merchandise. Cut a cone from cardboard, add confetti "sprinkles, and they're ready to hang!

Ice cream decorations

Don't forget this old trick for adding a POP of light to your consignment shop window displays, says A little "extra" light in your display is always an eye-catcher... Recycled water cooler jug!

Construction paper streamers that your 8-year-olds can make for a festive window in your consignment, resale, thrift shop. is all for involving your kids, your grandkids, stray short ones in the biz. Maybe they'll grow up to be an Auntie Kate!

Zig Zag Accordion Streamers DIY

How about a nice CAMPING window for your consignment or resale shop display? DIY Flameless Fire Pit tutorial here, but would cut the work with gold- and silver-sprayed twigs for this....

DIY Flameless Fire Pit - Free People Blog

I'm thinking, said in one of her whimsical moods, that this could be a spectacular window display piece for your consignment or resale shop.

These are actually decals, but good design inspiration if you're painting your consignment or resale windows. Don't want lights? Try hangers! This makes your display windows a word-of-mouth treat, but doesn't obscure your merchandise displays.

I liked this design on #Fab. Lights & Stars Wall Decal White

Simple and effective SALE display window for consignment, resale, thrift... or any shop! also suggests if you sell home goods, prop S A L E signage on chairs in a row. Dining, kitchen, Hans Wegner...

Pool noodles become giant lollipops (or suckers, depending on your location!). Found by, at The Treehouse in Bancroft ON Canada....

Got the nerve to hang your mannequins upside down? wonders Auntie Kate. After all, resale and consignment turn shopping for new clothes upside down, right?

Love this way of focusing on one spectacular consignment, resale or thrift shop piece. says that a customer probably has a set of sheers she's not using... easily set up, easily stored when not in use. Perfect!

Maison Decor: Maison Decor Retail Locations

Line up 4 dress forms dressed in muted tones, give them each a craft-store letter to hold, and there's your clearance sale window! would have chosen a bright color for the letters to attract more attention, though.

Having a seasonal clearance sale? Get T's for your helpers, and order some extras for your window display! thinks the added circular signage makes this window wonderful!

At sale time, make sure passers-by are in no doubt with these giant letters! 3-D, or wide bright tape on your window glass, or a mix, says this will get them in!

The Window Display Blog

Grab the most vintage T.V. you can find, install lighting, and make a window display for smalls! Then get a GREAT big banner for your consignment, resale or thrift shop that says ***As Seen on TV** would smile at this!

More window painting ideas: even could do this one! more on how to paint windows: auntiekate.wordpr...