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OUR NEW NEWS LETTER IS LIVE!

The Staff at DIBS! On Resale has been  back to school.  We are learning how to create a brand new newsletter for you.  Our goal is to keep our customers up to date on the sales each week.  We want to give you first DIBS! on new items that come in and let you know about new  mark downs.  We will also share ideas for ways to use your unique finds from the store.

ADD ME TO THE DIBS! LIST!

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We promise we will not share your information with anyone else!

Check out our first email here

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).

BOOKS, BOOKS & MORE BOOKS!

Well Organized Book Shelves

At DIBS! On Resale you will find well organized book shelves.  They are kept that way by Barb who has been with DIBS! On Resale since it opened back in 2012 After sorting thousands of donated books she has learned a lot about books. She carefully looks over every book that is put on the shelf to be sure each is in good shape and is not musty or written in. Then she prices and displays them according to topic.

Bibles, Childrens books and more.

We carry children’s books, inspirational books, best sellers and most everything in between.  There is a nice selection of cookbooks as well.  In the music section you will find song books for Piano and organ and a variety of instruction books for piano, band instruments and guitar.

New books added weekly

New books are added every week and sometimes daily so stop in for first Dibs!
Did you know January is national puzzle month?  You will find them at Dibs! On Resale too.

Sign up for our new email to keep up to date on our weekly specials.   Learn how to make donations here.

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).

Find Creative Inspiration at DIBS! On Resale!

Resale Shoppers Are Creative People!

When I cashier I sometimes ask customers what they are going to do with an item they are purchasing.  I often get  very creative answers.   One lady described to me how she used bud vases and tea cups to create garden art.  One customer bought a large armoire and was going to paint it red!  Another couple bought nylon stockings to fill with salt, an experiment to see if it would help to melt ice on the roof.

Ideas come from their imagination, magazines, remodeling shows and Pinterest to name a few. And when I look around DIBS! On Resale, I see a lot of the supplies you might need for those inspirations.  From furniture remake ideas to repurposed  dishes here are a few ideas to check out.  

We have a French style table that would look beautiful in chalk paint – for inspiration click here 

Here is a easy bird feeder using mugs that would be fun to make with kids.

  

Teacups make cute little planters

Have you seen the dressers where the drawers are replaced with baskets?  Or poetry painted on old chairs?  There are lots of ideas for upcycling old sweaters  but how could you repurpose an old suit coat?  Teacups make cute little planters and succulents grow well in unique containers.  What are your ideas? What are you looking for at DIBS! On Resale?  We have a wonderful community out there who donate to DIBS! On Resale and they might just have what you are looking for.  Share in the comments on Facebook –  Then stop in and find what you need to spark your imagination.

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).

Shoes For Every Occasion At DIBS! On Resale

Shoes!

From Brand New Shoes To Totally Worn Out Shoes We Take Them All.

A lot of shoes are donated to DIBS! On Resale and we have Jill to sort, clean and display them all.  Starting in the back room Jill finds the mates and inspects and cleans each pair.  Only the best are put out on display.  On our shelves you will find all sizes from kids shoes to adults.  We also have sports shoes in season.  Cross country spikes, Soccer shoes and ice skates to name a few.

And what happens to the shoes that don’t pass inspection?  They are banded in pairs and put into large mesh bags. These bags are picked up by our ministry partners to be recycled.  Nothing goes to waste at DIBS! On Resale.

Click here to view and like our Facebook page to see more of what’s new at DIBS! On Resale.  Shop during the month of December and enter into our weekly drawing for a $10 gift certificate to the store!

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).

DIBS! On Resale also sells on eBay

Why do Resale Stores Sell on eBay?

Most shoppers who shop resale and thrift stores are looking for bargains.  But there are some items that just don’t fit the resale store mold or never seem to sell in the store. We want to do the best we can with the donations we are given, so last spring we signed up and were approved by eBay as an eBay for Charity non-profit. When DIBS! On Resale sells on eBay, we get  a special blue & gold ribbon identifying the listing as a charity. Once the item sells, eBay waives fees so DIBS! On Resale receives 100% of the purchase price.  Funds are processed through the PayPal Giving Fund.

Jennifer Picks Just the Right Items for eBay.

Jennifer has volunteered to handle the eBay sales for DIBS! On Resale. She is doing a great job and having a lot of fun with it.  She takes the pictures and creates the listings and once they are sold, packages them and ships them out. We have sold old books, fancy purses, and lizard skin boots but our best listing so far was a nearly new medical bag!  

 You Can Sell on eBay and Support DIBS! On Resale too!

Do you enjoy selling on eBay? Anyone who is a seller on eBay can link to our DIBS! On Resale charity when they create their listing.  Their items will show the blue & gold charity ribbon and they can choose how much of the proceeds to donate from 10% to 100%.   eBay will prorate the fees charged on the sale.  Check out the link above to see our current listings and learn more about how you can support our schools through eBay.

Donate this month and PayPal will add 1%

Charity donations to Dibs! On Resale can be made through the PayPal Giving Fund at this link  From November 28 to December 31, PayPal for Giving will add 1% to your donation!  All proceeds from this donation will go right to the schools!

Shop at DIBS! On Resale during the month of December and enter our weekly gift certificate drawing!

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).

Christmas Treasures Await You at DIBS! On Resale in Norton Shores

Come Get into the Christmas Spirit at DIBS!

Anything and everything you need for your holiday decorating can be found at DIBS! On Resale. Beautiful Christmas trees in many styles, strings of lights, unique ornaments (both new and vintage) and the star for the top of your tree.

We are unwrapping Nativity sets and angels, both beautiful reminder of the reason we celebrate Christmas.

Do you collect snowmen or Santa Claus?  Come in and check out all the many items from candles to cookie jars. 

Make your holiday table shine with Christmas dishes. From a complete service to unique serving pieces or sweet candy dishes we have just the right dish for your table.  Every room in your house will sparkle and shine with Christmas cheer.

And remember, your purchase at DIBS! On Resale supports educational projects in the local West Michigan Christian Schools.  Make plans to enjoy a Christmas concert at one of our schools during the season. Click the links below for school calendars.

 

Click here to contact us about donating  Christmas decor you no longer use and want to pass along.  Sign up for our email to receive information on our current specials.  Follow us on Facebook.

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).

We Make Donating Fun and Easy at DIBS! On Resale

Drop-Off/Pick-Up your Donations in Muskegon

Purge your closets and garages to help schools & students!

We are always so excited to receive your donations at DIBS! On Resale. To make that process simple and convenient we accept donations Monday through Friday from 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. and Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.

Drop Off:

Please drive around to the back door and ring the bell and one of our volunteers will meet you to help you unload your car.

Pick-Up:

If you have a large item you would like to donate, please call us to schedule a pick-up in the Greater Muskegon Area. We have a wonderful van for large items.  Please click here to contact us to schedule a pick-up.

DIBS! On Resale will also provide you with a tax-deductible receipt–please remind us if we neglect to offer.
We are grateful for your donations. Blessings to you and many thanks!

Click here to contact us for more treasures or questions or stop by and Visit us in person at 4949 Harvey St, Muskegon, MI 49444.

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).

Beautiful Treasures & Antiques for YOU! Support & Love for West Michigan Students!

Hand Crafted Antiques and Treasures at DIBS! On Resale

Support West Michigan Christian Schools

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At DIBS! On Resale we are blessed with donations from clothes to furniture and sometimes antiques.  This spinning wheel is beautifully handcrafted.  It is a well-balanced smooth-working tool that will work as well today as it did when it was made decades ago in Yugoslavia.  We also have a beautiful little tea cart.  The original Imperial Furniture sticker on the bottom identifies it as made in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Mention this blog post and get 20% off of the spinning wheel or tea cart! This offer expires on Oct 31, 2017.

Click here to contact us for more treasures or questions or stop by and Visit us in person at 4949 Harvey St, Muskegon, MI 49444.

Profits from DIBS! On Resale benefit students at our local PK-12 West Michigan Christian Schools (WMCS) including Muskegon Christian (PK-6), Grand Haven Christian (PK-8), New Era Christian (PK-8) and Western Michigan Christian (7-12).