I combed through all my wreath inspiration on Pinterest, rummaged through all my crafty odds and ends, and came up with this:
I took some leftover muslin fabric that I had sitting around, cut it into strips and ruffled it (tutorial here). Raffia, unpainted wooden stars, a paper rose, feathers, white organza, and a little bit of metal coil later and I had myself a wreath. Yes, I actually did have all of that laying around.
Funny story: the white rose was a decoration on one of our wedding presents. I saved it because I thought I could use it someday-- smart move, if I do say so myself. I used tulle (leftover from alterations to my wedding dress--seeing a trend here?) to hang the wreath, and I love how it all turned out.
I'm not quite sure what to call it, so I'm going with shabby chic ruffle wreath. It's a little bit country, but a little bit classy too. Organza and raffia in the same wreath my be considered a sacrilege, but I say it works. Plus, it looks nice against the charcoal color of our front door.
I still love seeing it when I come home. It's a nice little bit of serenity before opening the door to our house full of chaos!