Increase the value of your donations

A special board just for nonprofit thrift stores: Mostly, ideas volunteers may enjoy to turn charitable donations to your NFP thrift shop into exciting and salable goods PLUS whatever else Kate Holmes, The Resale Guru, and HowToConsign.com find that will amuse, inspire, and enrich your store's fundraising!
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Metallic spray paint + Ball Mason Jars + volunteer=  silk flower holders. If your non-profit thrift store has more fake flowers than you can sell, color-sort into jars  ^ ^ sales! (Be prepared to sell the  jars as well!) Another idea from the Resale Guru Kate Holmes at AuntieKate.wordpress.com

Metallic spray paint + Ball Mason Jars + volunteer= silk flower holders. If your non-profit thrift store has more fake flowers than you can sell, color-sort into jars ^ ^ sales! (Be prepared to sell the jars as well!) Another idea from the Resale Guru Kate Holmes at AuntieKate.wordpress.com

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Tea cup turned pin cushion... just one idea from our TGtbT.com blog for professional resalers

Tea cup turned pin cushion... just one idea from our TGtbT.com blog for professional resalers

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Maybe some crafty volunteers can turn one of those ugly bi-level side tables into a Legos table. Not only does this make a thrift store donation more appealing to shoppers... it'll enhance the "treasure hunt" aspect of your nonprofit resale shop, says TGtbT.com

Maybe some crafty volunteers can turn one of those ugly bi-level side tables into a Legos table. Not only does this make a thrift store donation more appealing to shoppers... it'll enhance the "treasure hunt" aspect of your nonprofit resale shop, says TGtbT.com

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Great collection of ideas and links to de-odor the donations your NFP thrift shop might receive, says Auntie Kate of TGtbT.com

Great collection of ideas and links to de-odor the donations your NFP thrift shop might receive, says Auntie Kate of TGtbT.com

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TGtbT.com says: could be: a  way for thrift store volunteers to increase value of donations.... or a fun GNO craft for your consignment shop... or a great "how-to" handout to spark sales of glass goods in your resale shop! DIY Packing Tape Transfers

TGtbT.com says: could be: a way for thrift store volunteers to increase value of donations.... or a fun GNO craft for your consignment shop... or a great "how-to" handout to spark sales of glass goods in your resale shop! DIY Packing Tape Transfers

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Make Mason jars into snowmen, to be filled with anything from kitchen utensils to red roses! TGtbT.com is thinking white paint, self-adhesive black felt buttons, plaid ribbon mufflers! GREAT thrift shop display and gift idea!

Make Mason jars into snowmen, to be filled with anything from kitchen utensils to red roses! TGtbT.com is thinking white paint, self-adhesive black felt buttons, plaid ribbon mufflers! GREAT thrift shop display and gift idea!

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Tun those fake pearls into a boutique jewelry statement! Thrift-shop volunteer project  idea to make your donations worth more....DIY chunky pearl necklace

Tun those fake pearls into a boutique jewelry statement! Thrift-shop volunteer project idea to make your donations worth more....DIY chunky pearl necklace

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Thrifty Ideas: Especially for NFP Thrift Stores | Auntie Kate The Resale Expert

Thrifty Ideas: Especially for NFP Thrift Stores | Auntie Kate The Resale Expert

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Donated pillar candles could be mightly dinged-up when your NFP thrift shop receives them, says Too Good to be Threw. Make them worth more: With some melted crayons (or candle stubs!) volunteers could renew them while turning them into the perfect gift item for your Celebrations! area in your non-profit thrift store.

Donated pillar candles could be mightly dinged-up when your NFP thrift shop receives them, says Too Good to be Threw. Make them worth more: With some melted crayons (or candle stubs!) volunteers could renew them while turning them into the perfect gift item for your Celebrations! area in your non-profit thrift store.

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TGtbT.com loves how some thrift stores maintain a stock of printed sayings, wallpaper samples, gift wrap to "fill" empty frames they are selling. Here's one that customers might actually buy just for the saying! Irish Blessing/ Toast

TGtbT.com loves how some thrift stores maintain a stock of printed sayings, wallpaper samples, gift wrap to "fill" empty frames they are selling. Here's one that customers might actually buy just for the saying! Irish Blessing/ Toast

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