The shelf on top hiding the hanging rod looks much nicer than an exposed hanging rod. Don't like the soap and iron down low. [maybe the laundry room is our closet? or just all the hanging clothes in there.
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.