There's nothing wrong with the beige ceiling in the man cave (aside from the 1-coat job someone did), but I figure since I have the time – why not go white.
The non-whiteness of the ceiling became especially apparent once the shelves were built:
I'm only a quarter of the way done, it's looking a lot better:
And since I'm on the subject of the ceiling, I figured I'd answer a reader's question about what type of lighting is on the man cave ceiling. We have 3 rows of track lighting (with plans on adding a 4th row above the bar).
But the lighting I love the most is the rope lighting going around the room:
Painting the ceiling is definitely going to be a time-consuming project, but it's going to be worth it.