Outwater. Constructed of a lightweight thermoplastic, Sculptured Series ceiling panels are designed for use with standard 15/16-inch suspended-ceiling channel grid systems. The panels, which are available in 2-by-2-foot sizes, come in nine finishes and can be cut to any shape, the maker says. (800) 835-4400. www.outwater.com.

Armstrong. Part of the HomeStyle ceiling collection, TinTile ceiling tiles offer the look of a stamped metal ceiling at a lower cost. The tiles measure 12 inches square, have no visible grid system, and offer tongue-and-groove installation. Available in white, the tiles can be painted to duplicate any metal finish. (800) 233-3823. www.armstrong.com.

Georgia-Pacific. The company now manufactures its decorative wall panels with resource-efficient materials, including MDF, hardboard, and panelboard engineered wood fiber substrates. The company offers more than 100 types of finished and unfinished panels in a range of styles, textures, and colors. (800) 284-5347. www.gp.com.

Campbell Hausfeld. Custom Decorating Kits for stenciling or faux finishing include the company's high-volume, low-pressure Easy Spray electric paint sprayer, instruction manuals, and coordinating accessories. The user-friendly sprayer distributes paint evenly, produces 50% less over-spray, can handle a variety of finishes, and offers pattern sizes from 1/4 inch to 6 inches. (866) 247-6937. www.chpower.com.

Owens Corning. An alternative to drywall finishing methods, the Basement Finishing System is designed specifically for basement conditions, including high humidity levels and occasional moisture. The panels offer extra insulation and noise control, resist dents and damage, will not trap moisture, and are removable for easy access to interior foundation walls. The system installs in about seven to 10 days by an independent installer. (800) 438-7465. www.owenscorning.com.