Toilet Paper Wedding Dress: Meet The Tenth Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winners

It's wedding season and time to roll out the toilet paper! announced the winners of their Tenth Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress contest sponsored by Charmin.

Laura Gawne and partner Susan Bain who operate the website on saving money on weddings, based the contest on the popular bridal shower game. asked their readers to create wedding gowns using toilet paper, tape and/or glue. Entrants were allowed to sew as well. 

Check out what grand prize winner Susan Brennan, designer and former cheerleader for the Detroit Pistons came up with. It took her a month to make the dress using 17 ultra soft two-ply rolls of Charmin. She was the grand prize winner in 2011 and 2012 too.  

Brennan said, "It's got this lace-looking top, lots of beading. And then it's got a kind of "princessy" long skirt, but then you can take it off and there's a short little fringe shirt underneath it for dancing." She received the top prize of $10,000.

This year's second place winner was Katrina Chalifoux from Knoxville, Tennessee.  Katrina who won the top prize in 2008, won $5,000 for her creation. 

Third place went to Amber Mills who designed her gown in the popular "trumpet" style. She spent three months creating the dress, and found green and blue Charmin on eBay. She received a $2,500 prize.

"The top dresses this year showed incredible attention to detail," said founder Laura Gawne. Susan Bain added, "We are continually amazed by the talent our contestants display!"

The Tenth Annual Cheap Chic Weddings "Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest" was sponsored by Charmin. This year marks the fourth time Charmin has partnered in the contest. They also welcomed new sponsors The Sanctuary Hotel and Haven Rooftop.

More photos from the contest and money saving ideas for planning your wedding can be found at

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