Installing tongue-and-groove (aka TG) boards is a fast, inexpensive way to panel any ceiling or wall. You can install TG over bare framing, drywall or plaster, so its a great cover-up for an ugly ceiling.
Seriously considering doing a small reno to make a laundry/bathroom combo. My wish is having the toilet a little secluded so guests wouldn& & with my bras hanging to dry in their face. The brick house folks made a little partition and dubbed it & YES!