Ninth Annual Cheap Chic Weddings Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Rolls Out!

toilet paper dress

If you can use toilet paper to make a beautiful wedding dress you could win $2000!

Mr. Whipple. Don't Squeeze the Charmin.

Mr. Whipple used to like to squeeze it.

Now girls everywhere are trying to wear it on one of the most important occasions of their lives!  And they’re squeezing more than just a few pennies in the process. DIY-ers, this one’s for you!

Saving money on weddings is more than a hobby for most brides to be, it’s an obsession.

Which is why,  Laura Gawne, Susan Bain and Roxie Radford who operate the popular website, over the years have helped frugal ladies get more bang for their buck via the TP Wedding Dress Contest.

The Cheap Chic Weddings 2013 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin begins March 20, 2013 for the ninth year in a rowContestants have until May 10, 2013 to submit their paper masterpieces, top ten entries will be chosen then judging will be open to the public through online voting. The top three dress designs will be showcased at a live event at RK Bridal in New York City on June 6, 2013.


The live event will feature celebrity judge Kate Pankoke, Owner and Creative Director of Elaya Vaughn Bridal and Season 11 contestant on Project Runway, who will help crown the top designer.

The Grand Prize winner will receive $2000, the second place winner will receive $1000 and the third place winner will receive $500.

Here’s How to Enter:

First: Plan your design.

Second: Grab some Charmin Toilet Paper (Ultra Strong, Ultra Soft or Basic), tape and/or glue and/or needle and thread (that’s all you can use)! To help offset the cost of designing theses memorable creations, Charmin is providing coupons via the Cheap Chic Weddings website for those who enter.

 The 2012 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winner Susan Brennan’s Entry called, Bohemian Cupcake.
 The 2012 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winner Susan Brennan’s Entry called, Bohemian Cupcake.

Third: Make the dress and headpiece on your model or mannequin and take some digital photos (front, back and side).

All photos are to be submitted to Cheap Chic Weddings at by May 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM EST. There is no entry fee. The Judging Panel at Cheap Chic Weddings will judge the digital photo entries.

View top and winning entries: or

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

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