Shiplap on the solid wall with this white subway tile and darker grout for backsplash. Classic farmhouse bathroom design elements: wood ceiling, shiplap upper walls, subway tile lower walls, and wood look flooring
child gate is totally retractable into her hall closet so that you don't loose space with it swinging in or out. This is a raised ranch with a closet just to the right of the stairway. I think you can see how it would close neatly into the closet.