Ever-Open Laundry Bag—really good idea. A hanging laundry bag saves floor space, but you have to wrestle with the drawstring to deposit dirty clothes. Have it both ways when you prop it open with a large embroidery hoop (at least Martha Stewart
Ooh Kristen - more ideas for your front porch though I think we did something exactly like this already. Coastal, Beach + Nautical Decor + Interiors, Driftwood + Shell Decor, Crafts, Art + more: DIY Wood Pallet Decor Ideas
Hall Tree built for our house made from two old doors we found at an antique shop. The cutouts were from ugly vents that were in the original doors. We substituted chicken wire to hang pics on one side and chalkboard on the other door.
Nicely incorporated outdoor living space, with phantom screens. Disappearing Phantom screens were used so the homeowner could have the option of either screened in porch or open air porch. The touch of a button raises or lowers the screens.