If you have dated looking popcorn ceilings in your home, you do not have to remove the popcorn for an updated look.you could cover the popcorn ceilings instead. Here are a few different ways to cover popcorn ceilings. I like the faux tin!
Faux tin tiles from Lowe's or Home Depot sprayed with coordinating colors for a cheap accent wall. I love the idea of this as both an accent wall or as a ceiling in a turn-of-the-last century room that originally had tin or brass tile ceilings.
Decorative Ceiling Tiles...Why Didn't I Think If This?