How to Get Started with Dixie Belle Paint

So, you’ve just got your new Dixie Belle Paint products and you’re wondering how to get started on your project. We’ve got you covered!

Let’s Get Started! Step One:

White Lightning

Use this first to clean your projects prior to painting.

White Lightning will de-grease and remove all debris from your furniture, kitchen cabinets or whatever you want to paint. It will prep your piece and help you achieve the best outcome for your painted masterpiece.

For in-depth instructions, read this!

Assess the need for BOSS or Slick Stick.

Slick Stick

This product allows you to paint shiny, slick, or slippery surfaces with ease! Surfaces like PVC, glass, Formica, laminate, metal, and more are easily painted and stay painted. This product will easily allow the paint to adhere to the surface!

For an in-depth tutorial, read this!


Blocks Odors, Stains, Stops Bleed thru!

It contains odor eliminating and stain blocking technology for exceptional coverage. BOSS prevents bleed thru of wood tannins and varnishes, allowing you to transform any piece to a crisp, light color with ease. This product will completely mask odors on old furniture that may have been exposed to smoke, pets, or other circumstances that contribute to odors.

For an in-depth tutorial, read this!

Time to Paint! Step Two:

Painting with Dixie Belle Paint will be the easiest and most enjoyable painting you will ever do. Choose from 64 amazing colors!

Be sure to start with a damp brush.

Once you’ve dipped your brush in the jar, remove the excess and apply evenly to your project.

Dixie Belle Paint goes a long way!

Get your desired consistency by leaving the lid off to allow the paint to thicken up or add water to thin it out.

Most pieces will take one to two coats for full coverage.

Dixie Belle Paint is self-leveling, so brushstrokes will melt away!

Want more? Optional Products:

Add a little shimmer with glaze. Watch this video to learn how!

Do you want to wet or dry distress your project? Read this for tips and tricks.

Learn how to add a little depth with wax.

Seal and protect for lasting durability with Clear Coat.

Add a durable, water repellent finish with Gator Hide.

Happy Painting!


Share This Post
  1. Sarah M. says:

    Can you use Dixie Belle Paint on plastic?

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Sarah, yes you can use Dixie Belle Paint on plastic!

  2. Penny says:

    Can I blend the colors to create a bohemian look?

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Penny, yes you can! Here’s a few posts with boho looks:
      Happy painting! 🙂

  3. Sandra says:

    I want to like to paint a black wood cabinet. Will it cover in 2 coats? Would it work for painting black woodwork and a door?

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Sandra, our lighter colors will cover in two coats but many colors only need one. Be sure to clean well with White Lightning first. If you are concerned about bleed thru on the wood, you can use BOSS before painting. Hope this helps. Happy painting! 🙂

  4. Judy says:

    Is this paint just for furniture? Could it be used with stencils?

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Judy, you can use our paint on other pieces around your home as well as DIY crafts. Yes you can definitely use our paint with stencils! Check them out here: Happy painting! 🙂

  5. Gyinn Curtis says:

    I like your colors and I’m ready to try painting.

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Gyinn, thanks so much! We’re so glad you’re loving our colors and are ready to start painting! Find your local retailer to shop in stores: Happy painting! 🙂

  6. Melissa Goray says:

    Can you paint indoors with Dixie Belle paints? I do not have a garage or area outside!

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Melissa, yes Dixie Belle Paint is safe to use indoors. Happy painting! 🙂

  7. Laura says:

    I am painting an old table that had a rough surface. IMs not sure how to make the paint look smoother and whether I should use the clear coat or the wax on top to make it smoother.

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Laura, if the surface is super rough you can sand it down a bit with our sanding sponge. After you paint, you can definitely add Clear Coat or Best Dang Wax. Hopefully this helps! Happy painting!

  8. Tracey says:

    I would like to know how to paint the ceiling fans. This is so awesome I don’t need to buy new ones.

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Tracey, we’re so excited for you to paint your ceiling fans. Just clean with White Lightning and you’re good to go. Happy painting! 🙂

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

Easy peasy chippy finish with Renee from Rosewood, LLC
... See MoreSee Less

15 hours ago

Comment on Facebook

Let us know where you’re watching from!

Thank you!!!

Hi Renee!

Renees page is Rosewood, LLC

This is an awesome and easy way to chip the paint for a vintage used look!

Big Mamas Butta is perfect to ensure your drawers glide smooth and takes care of any smell!

Could you please show us the wheeled seat you are on. If Finished my first piece today and it would have been easier if I had something to roll around on.

Love love BMB for drawers. It is the bomb. Drawers work like they are NEW.

This will be super cute. Thank you for sharing your expertise

Hi just got on. Looks awesome!

Evening from Iowa 🙂

Hi from Northwest Florida! ☀️

Thank you so much

Hi my lovely 🇬🇧 🇬🇧 🇬🇧

Thank you

Hello from Huntsville, TX.

I love the that color.

Love that seat.

Hi from So Cal! 👋🏻

Do YOU SEE ME? Didn’t say hi! I think there’s something wrong? Have said hi to others and get missed! 🙄

Do we need to wear gloves or mask with B.O.S.S? Referencing the ⚠️cancer & reproductive harm warning

I haven’t either... worn mask/gloves. First, there is NO ODOR

Hey Renee !

Beth from Southeast Alabama!

View more comments

Brush blending two colors with TraceysFancy while planning a few stripes and transfer action too!

You can shop these products using her link right here:…
... See MoreSee Less

16 hours ago

Comment on Facebook

Now she is using Antebellum Blue!

So many great ideas, its going to look awesome

Ooo so excited to see!!

Yes you can use Gator Hide over white!

Hi Tracey!

Thanks so much :)

Loving it so far!!

Tracy is using In The Navy!

If you don't have a local retailer, order here:

Be sure to follow Traceys page to see the finished pieces! TraceysFancy

Tracey can you use chalk paint on a dresser that has been painted with Who knows what kind of paint if you put a clear coat Dixie Bell of coarse.

Hi Tracey! From Syracuse NY

Oooh those are gorgeous, I just figured you'd changed your mind on the stripes. But LOVE them

Thanks. I’m actually going to blend a two color job this week.

Great!! Thank you for answering!

Very excited - these are two colors I choose to blend!

Thanks Tracey have a great night :)

How long do i need to wait to use gel stain over a top coat ? I painted the top of an end table and dont like it

Boss clear got it! Ok thanks so much, color hasn't been selected yet!

Hi Tracey! Very cold here in Chicao burbs

Looking forward to seeing the finished product

They both look great, have a good rest of your week

A rose would look great in the middle

Thank you for teaching

View more comments

Load More...