Two-time grand prize winner Susan Brennan is a 26-year-old aspiring artist and designer from Orchard Lake, Mich. She enjoys art, fashion along with the outdoors. Brennan can also be a member in the Detroit Pistons Cheer Team.
Brennan calls her dress Bohemian Cupcake the leading portion, like the headpiece, has a free-spirited vibe and also the bottom looks like scrumptious frosting. Its relaxed however sophisticated and flirty, the reduce out details make it modern. She says she wanted the wedding dress to have a balance of texture and lots of detail.
Brennan requires household the top prize of $2012 for her creation. She utilized 10 rolls of Charmin with hot glue, packing tape and needle and thread. Brennan was also the 2012 grand prize winner.
The second place winner is Katrina Chalifoux, a 50-year-old electronics technician and certified mechanic from Knoxville, Tenn. Chalifoux loves to make costumes and her main inspiration for her gown was a lily, plus the challenge of making a garden of flowers on the gown. She utilised 28 double rolls of Charmin with medical tape, glue and needle and thread. Chalifoux is actually a three-time contestant and also the 2012 grand prize winner. She won $1,000.
he third spot winner is Jennifer Henry, a 31-year-old alternative material designer and stylist from Las Vegas, Nevada. She has produced more than 70 distinctive designs out of all sorts of unconventional supplies, but this can be her first made out of Charmin. Her alternative style line is called Flockflockflock. Henrys dress was inspired by the velvety texture of Charmin tissue and whipped cream from the can. She utilized 36 rolls of Charmin, packing tape and double stick tape. This really is Henrys 1st year getting into the contest. She won a $500 prize.
Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com asked their readers to create wedding gowns employing toilet paper, tape and/or glue. Entrants had been permitted to sew too. Charmin and Life in Mobile Inc. were sponsors of the contest. Dresses were judged on creativity, originality, beauty plus the use of toilet paper.
Laura Gawne and partners Susan Bain and Roxie Radford, who operate the website on saving income on weddings, base the contest on the well known bridal shower game.