Installing tongue-and-groove (aka T&G) boards is a fast, inexpensive way to panel any ceiling or wall. You can install T&G over bare framing, drywall or plaster, so it's a great cover-up for an ugly ceiling.
The Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilders, 2016 Parade of Homes Ideal Home. A Showcase Home for Southern Living. Interior Decoration and Staging by Photographer: Graham Yelton - Modern Bedroom