How to build a New England style half bathroom wood on wall
There are lots of paneling ideas here that can help you:
Thank you Holly this is a great help
Here's how we did some vertical panelling: https://www.frugalfamilytimes.com/2018/05/how-to-make-vertical-shiplap-paneling.html Is that New England style?
I used inexpensive wood lath and stained it, came out cool. It might not be super New England-y but the idea can be adapted. You can see how I did it here: https://www.flippingtheflip.com/2017/11/hall-bathroom-revisited.html