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.
Ikea mudroom hack: Pax closets, ekby shelf and corbels, gerton desk top, kallax bench seat, and pjas baskets. I wonder if this will fit in the hallway or if it would take away from the entrance? Or in the spare room?