BOCA RATON, Fla.--(www.Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com began the annual contest nine years ago based on the popular bridal shower game.)--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, Susan Bain and Roxie Radford who operate the popular money-saving website
“have a cheap wedding that looks like a million bucks”
The Cheap Chic Weddings 2013 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin, launches today March 20, 2013 for the ninth year in a row. Contestants have until May 10, 2013 to submit their priceless paper masterpieces, at which point a panel of judges will narrow the list down to the top 10 and then open the judging 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 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.
“Our world famous TP contest is attracting some amazing talent. We are excited to meet the finalists in New York City!” said Laura Gawne of Cheap Chic Weddings.
The Grand Prize winner will receive $2000, the second place winner will receive $1000 and the third place winner will receive $500.
How to Enter:
First: Plan your design.
Second: Grab some Charmin toilet paper, tape and/or glue and/or needle and thread (that’s all you can use)! Whether you are partial to Charmin Ultra Strong, Ultra Soft or Basic, there is a strength and texture to suit your needs. To help offset the cost of designing these memorable creations, which can use up to 50 rolls of toilet paper, Charmin is providing coupons via the Cheap Chic Weddings website.
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 TPdresscontest@gmail.com 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:
Official contest rules along with lots of other wedding cost saving tips and information can be found at www.Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com
For more information please visit www.Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com
Photos available upon request. Please let us know if you wish to be notified of the 2013 winner.
Cheap Chic Weddings was created back in 2003 to help couples have the wedding of their dreams regardless of their budget. Their mission is to enable brides-to-be to “have a cheap wedding that looks like a million bucks”. The company started the Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest nine years ago to connect to their readers beyond the website and book. The inspiration for the creative contest came from the popular wedding shower game.
Charmin has been America's most popular toilet paper for more than 25 years. In the U.S., P&G offers Charmin Ultra Soft and Charmin Ultra Strong - premium two-ply toilet paper; Charmin Basic - a one-ply toilet paper; Charmin Sensitive - with gentle and soothing lotion with a touch of aloe & E; and Charmin Freshmates - flushable moist wipes. For more information on Charmin, visit http://www.charmin.com/.
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