Here Comes the “Winning” Bride, All Dressed in One-Ply

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Under a Quilted Northern contest, entrants were asked to design—and wear—wedding dresses made of, you guessed it, toilet paper.

Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest
Kari Culetto of Las Vegas crafted her winning entry out of 1,500 hand-cut butterflies and a six-foot cathedral train to take home the grand prize.

“On that special day, is there anything lovelier than a vision in white…bath tissue?” the brand asks.

To create the dresses and headpieces, the contestants were required to use, of course, toilet paper and any tape, glue, and/or needle and thread or sewing machines as needed. The dress must be able to be worn and taken on and off without being glued or taped to its wearer.

The results of this 13th annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest, presented by Cheap Chic Weddings and Quilted Northern are some crazy mad masterpieces with intricate details like billowing trains, vintage tassels and lots of lace. The 1,500 entries were judged on creativity, originality, beauty, the use of toilet paper and workmanship. A public vote opened last month for the top 10 finalists.

The finalists were flown to New York for a finale runway event. The grand prize was $10,000.

So grab a glass of champagne to toast the finalists. You can view the designs in this post from Mother Nature Network.

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