At Evolution Home we offer our customers the unique opportunity to not only find great pieces of antique, vintage and modern furniture – but to consign their previously owned pieces as well. Remember that all items submitted for consignment are subject to consideration by our staff and may not be accepted – they know what sells in our store and will be honest with you about whether or not your piece will sell.
How to Consign With Evolution Home
1. Are the pieces you wish to consign large or small?
a. If they are small, give us a call at 703-519-3555 and schedule an appointment to bring them in, you can consign a maximum of 15 items at one time. We accept appointments Tuesday-Friday 11am-5pm. To help expedite the process, please bring in your completed consignment agreement, along with a detailed list of the items that you wish you consign.
b. If they are large, move to the next step.
2. Take photos of your items.
a. Make sure you take a photo in good light. Take photos at several different angles and be sure to take photos of any damage, knicks, scrapes, stains, tears, chipping paint or any other “imperfections”.
3. Visit our website and download our consignment agreement.
a. This agreement details our policies and procedures. It also provides a place for you to list the items you wish to consign. We can accept a maximum or 15 items at one time.
b. Fill out the consignment agreement.
4. Email us your photographs.
a. Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, the best phone number to contact you at and your mailing address. List in the email the pieces you wish to consign and include your photos as attachments.
b. We receive a large volume of consignment requests and we cannot always respond to your request immediately but will get back to you as soon as possible.
5. Schedule your appointment.
a. Once you hear back from us regarding your pieces, schedule your appointment to bring them in. All of your items must be clean and free of dust and in good working condition.
b. We accept appointments Tuesday-Thursday from 11am-5pm.
c. Please bring with your items our completed consignment agreement along with a detailed list of the items you are consigning.
6. Your Appointment.
a. Be sure to arrive on time, our schedule is typically quite busy and in order to make sure you have the best experience, we’d like to spend your allotted time with you.
b. When you leave Evolution Home you will receive a countersigned agreement and once your items are processed into our system (may take up to two weeks due to volume) you will receive a confirmation of all items accepted via US Mail.
c. You will receive a consignor number and all of of your consigned items will receive a stock number, this will be included in your item acceptance confirmation.
d. It is VERY important that you remember your forfeit date, 90 days from the date of processing, your items will become property of Evolution Home if you do not pick them up by then!
7. Sale & Pick-Up
a. Please see the consignment agreement for information regarding the discount schedule of your items.
b. Remember your forfeit date – call to check on your items and if some haven’t sold, we’ll have them ready for you to pick up! Give us 48 hours to gather them together.
We strive to make consigning with us an easy, stress-free process – following our best practices definitely make it easier on you and us! If you have any questions, we are always happy to help – give us a call at 703-519-3555 or 703-519-1911.