Old doorknobs as hooks either painted to match the colour scheme or kept rustic. Love the idea of this whimsical look. Door knob towel hooks Gardeners Cement trowel hooks Doorknobs as hooks Doorknob hooks.
I like the boxed in component. would use this just inside the door of my new room. although my washer will not be a part of this, I love the idea of laundry baskets slid in, Ironing board on the wall and the drying rack above. Simple ideas and functional.
"Aiming for a coastal bedroom decor? Paddles emphasize the sea/beach theme and make for great wall decorations. Different size paddles can also be arranged and used as a headboard in a coastal bedroom." Other headboard ideas at the link.