How to Build a Soffit Box with Recessed Lighting: Add interest to a bedroom or kitchen by building a soffit with drywall, wood trim and rope lights. Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/electrical/home-lighting/how-to-build-a-soffit-box-with-recessed-lighting/view-all
Wahoo Walls is a basement finishing paneling system. It is water and fire resistant, supposedly has an insulation value of R13, and takes care of 4 of the most brutal steps of DIY basement finishing (framing, insulation, drywall hanging and mudding) in one step. It's paintable and doesn't have the ugly seams that many basement finishing systems do.