Like the concept of a DIY pedestal, but would make it the same or similar color of the washer and dryer to give it a more put together look and add drawers instead or a fabric curtain to hide the laundry baskets
Like this arrangement for washer dryer. Countertop above w&d Benjamin Moore Rock Gray Bathroom and Laundry Room : Home with Baxter did an incredible job renovating their half bath/laundry room. The top paint color is Benjamin Moore Rock Gray.
Put shelf under washer dryer. small laundry room mud room makeover, with pedestals and shelves, Tremendously Thrifty - love the storage under the W - but I'd want it to line up with the footprint of the machines.