A Ventura woman received national recognition for a homemade wedding dress made out of toilet paper.
Susan Brennan was named a finalist for the 2019 National Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest in New York City. She was named one of 12 top finalists in the contest in the modern category.
She used 22 rolls of Quilted Northern Ultra Soft and Strong and Quilted Northern Ultra Plush combined.
Her “tiered ball gown” features Glitter Glue “zippers” and “snaps” and the word “Wifey” is on the back of her bridal jacket.
She also made accessories like sunglasses, a bracelet and flowers within the rules of the contest.
Brennan has entered the contest eight times and has been a finalist each year.
In the past, she has won the grand prize in 2011, 2012 and 2014.
The fashion show finale event was aired on national television Tuesday night from New York City.
The judges of this event were Monte Durham of “Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta”, Jeremiah Brent of “Nate and Jeremiah by Design” and Zanna Roberts Rassi the Fashion Editor at Large for Marie Claire.
The event was hosted by Paige Davis of “Trading Spaces”.
The grand prize was awarded to Mimoza Haska of Surfside Beach, South Carolina.