Yes, it’s all too easy to let everything pile up on top of the washer (if you have a front loader) and dryer. What a mess! One way to corral the supplies in a laundry room is to mount a supply cabinet dedicated to storage on the wall. A laundry hamper with multiple bins will help you sort for different loads.
Just to give you a taste of what might work for you: hang an under shelf wire bin under the cabinet, store small supplies on a Lazy Susan in the back corner, place jars on a shelf for all the coins and other treasures you find in pockets, and top a long clothes hamper with a padded board for folding or ironing.
Our video, Streamline Laundry Storage, shows what such a laundry center looks like. Even if you don’t duplicate what you see in the video, you’ll undoubtedly find some ideas you’ll want to try in your laundry room.