Adding a counter top to help with folding can be a great investment! More laundry room ideas here: http://www.bhg.com/rooms/laundry-room/makeovers/laundry-room-design-basics/?socsrc=bhgpin072614makespaceforfolding&page=5
60 Amazingly inspiring small laundry room design ideas
Would run the bench height same as above front loaders and have shirt hanging rack higher up so can still use sink when shirts are hanging. Need cleaning cupboard in this area of Butlers Pantry for ironing board / iron / broom etc
This laundry pedestal is one of my favorite builds so far. It not only saves me from having to bend over searching for lost socks in the dryer, but my kids can now sort their own laundry in the labeled baskets!
Nautical Cotton Rope Curtain Tie Backs (this is for a pair)