Every family member gets a basket with their clean folded laundry that can be taken to their room and put away. -Could also use for each member's dirty laundry & put clean, folded laundry back in when finished.
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.