Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses?

Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses?

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You read that correctly – toilet paper wedding dresses is a thing, and this is your chance to be a part of this amazing event!

If you can use toilet paper to make a beautiful wedding dress you just might win $10,000!

Everyone likes to save money here and there. And for some, saving money on weddings is more than a hobby, and a little less than an obsession. Laura Gawne and Susan Bain operate the popular website


The Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest presented by Cheap Chic Weddings and Charmin begins March 7, 2016 for the twelfth year in a row.

For the first time ever, the finale event will be broadcast live across multiple online channels. Contestants have until May 15, 2016 to submit their paper masterpieces. Top ten entries will be chosen then online voting will be open to the public.

The top ten dresses and their designers will be flown to New York City to participate in a live fashion show finale event on Haven Rooftop at the Sanctuary Hotel in New York City on June 16, 2016 where the top three winners will be chosen.

At the Finale Event, the dress entries will be judged by members of Cheap Chic Weddings, Charmin, Edward Meyer of Ripley’s Believe it or Not, The Sanctuary’s Hank Freid, and celebrity guest judge Mikie Russo, event planner to the stars and member of the OK! TV Entertaining Team.

“We are always excited to see what our talented contestants dream up.” says Susan Bain, Co-Founder of Cheap Chic Weddings. “We are also very excited to add the Live Streaming element this year. It will give even more people the opportunity to see the incredible dresses.” added co-founder Laura Gawne.

The Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000, the second place winner will receive $5000 and the third place winner will receive $2500.

Here’s How to Enter:

First: Plan your design.

Second: Grab some Charmin Toilet Paper (Ultra Strong, Ultra Soft or Basic), tape, glue and/or needle and thread (that’s all you can use)! To help offset the cost of designing these memorable creations; Charmin is providing coupons by request at

Third: Make the dress and headpiece on your model or mannequin and take some clear, unaltered digital photos (front, back and side). The dress must be able to be worn by a human!

All photos and an Official Entry form are to be submitted to Cheap Chic Weddings at by May 15, 2016 at 11:00 PM EST. There is no entry fee. The Judging Panel at Cheap Chic Weddings will judge the initial digital photo entries.

View top and winning entries:

Official contest rules along with lots of other wedding cost saving tips and information can be found at

The above photo’s are from the 2015 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winner Donna Pope Vincler’s creation “TP, Top Hat and Tails”

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Blog By: Shayla Rose

Blog Courtesy of: Susan Bain 305-798-252

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