Beadboard ceiling put over popcorn. I've always wanted to do this! or.... in my case, an old folk victorian farmhouse from the mid 1800's that has cracked, settled, patched, repatched and just plain messed up...this would be so pretty!
Instead of trying to remove the dated textured treatment, Layla at The Lettered Cottage nailed tongue-and-groove planks into her ceiling to create a cozy living room. How to Hide Household Eyesores - Smart Home Decorating Ideas - Good Housekeeping