How to Paint with Drop Cloth

This lovely antique buffet received a total makeover!

Dixie Belle Paint Products:

Wonderful White Paint:

Fluff is a serene, soft white with a slight gray undertone. Use Fluff for traditional or modern style projects.

You can also pair this paint color with a dark wax or glaze to create distressed farmhouse furniture. Fluff is a crisp color, perfect for any room in your home!

Drop Cloth is a stylish linen white with a touch of warmth. This stunning color is our most popular because its perfect for any palette!

Whether it’s in your living room or kitchen, use Drop Cloth to create a comfortable space. This neutral color is an easy way to refresh your home.

How To:

Step One:

The loose veneer was stripped away and the entire piece had to be sanded down, but finally after lots of prep it was ready for a bright, fresh new look.

Step Two:

The buffet was hand painted in high quality Dixie Belle chalk mineral paint starting with a base of Drop Cloth, the perfect off white.

Step Three:

I then blended in highlights of Fluff and shaded using Gravel Road.

Step Four:

The lovely trim details were glazed using Dixie Belle’s Best Dang Wax in Brown to add some extra dimension.

Step Five:

Last but not least it was sealed with their Clear Coat in Satin for some extra protection and shine!

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  1. Brandon says:

    This helped me a lot with my project today!

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Brandon, we’re so glad this blog post was helpful! Have fun painting your project! Follow us on Pinterest for more painted inspiration 🙂

  2. Love the Steel Magnolia for its versatility from a bold elegant piece to small delicate touches

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Julia, we’re so glad you’re loving our new Moonshine Metallics! Follow us on Pinterest for more painted inspiration 🙂

  3. Judy Patsch says:

    Love Dixie Bell paint so easy to use

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Judy, thanks so much for the love! DBP is easy peasy! Follow us on Pinterest for more painted inspiration 🙂

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Tanya is applying a transfer called "Rose Celebration"

She is painting a rolodex in preparation for painting a bread box in the future'

You can order the transfers on our website

Tanya made a gorgeous rose mould with Dixie Belle Mud.

You did an incredible job!

This looks amazing Tanya!!!

Hey Tanya!

Slick Stick helps the paint to adhere to smoother surfaces

Tanya is using the color Vintage Duck Egg

Hi Tanya!

She is painting a rolodex in Vintage Duck Egg in preparation for painting a bread box in the future

I would LOVE to send you a picture!

Great idea to paint the Rolodex as an example of what you did to the bread box!

I haven't tried anything YET... trying to learn before I begin a project. You're doing amazing!

Hey, I love the duck egg, but am loving all the new colors, especially that antebellum blue

Good tip, thank you. Haven’t heard that about a transfer before

Thank you for sharing with us

Your doing wonderful!😀

Big smile! Love this!

Thank you, Tanya! Looking forward to your next live video!

Adorable thank u

This has been really informative. You are a good teacher

Love the roses :)

Thank you

Thank you

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LIVE for #whimsicalwednesday with TraceysFancy ! Join me as we add color to this gorgeous beast of an armoire!!

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To find the new mister bottles on our website you can go to the New Release section in our shop!

This is looking gorgeous Tracey!!

Thank you for sharing this with us!

We love our Brand Ambassadors!

We love the drippy look!

Tracey is going to be using the new color Antebellum Blue

Now she is using Gravel Road

It looks great against the French Linen!

Tell us where you're watching from!

Now Tracey will be using Gravel Road

Gotta love how well 1 coat can cover!

Kelsey here with you tonight! :)

Hello Tracey!

Tracey used French Linen to cover the old design

You can find your local Dixie Belle Paint retailer here

This armoire is just beautiful! What color is popping through on the top details??

I’m in LOVE with the metallics!

I'm doing my first piece and using a hull vase as inspiration. And, one of the transfers you used on an old piece - roses and rougue.

Gorgeous new color

Love your earrings!

love that look. I think this will be the first style I will try with my DB paints

The piece looks AMAZING already...even though the other way was OUT OF THiS WORLD!

This piece is absolutely gorgeous and the detail is amazing.

Love your earrings

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