How-to-Dixie Belle Products WHERE DO I BEGIN?
WHERE DO I BEGIN?
1. Clean and Seal
Preparation is the #1 step to create a beautiful finish piece of furniture or other painted or stained project. if you have shiny, stick or slippery surfaces. This a
2. Choose Paint or Stain
Chalk Mineral Paint: Dixie Belle Painting will be the easiest and most enjoyable painting you will ever do! Dixie Belle Paint is very thick and a little goes a long way. The longer the lid stays off, the thicker it will get. If you'd like it thinner, no worries, just add a little water and stir. Add too much water? No worries, just leave lid off and it will thicken up. Whatever consistency you desire, Dixie Belle Paint will work for you!. Distress a little too much for your taste? That's okay! Just paint right over that area and start again!. Most pieces will take one to two coats for full coverage. Sometimes, after the first coat dries it will look blotchy. Don't freak out! After the second coat, it will be beautiful. Sometimes you will see brushstrokes, don't worry, as the paint dries, they will disappear. Dixie Belle Paint is the best paint for self leveling. VooDoo Gel Stain: 7 colors-Water based & is a little translucent than the No Pain Gel Stain: This stain is oil based and will have a deeper fuller coverage than the VooDoo Gel Stain.
3. Choose a Paint Brush/or Brushes
4. Choose a Finish
Clear Coat: Dixie Belle Clear Coat is water resistant and can be cleaned using a non-abrasive cleaner after only 7 days. Glazes: Add depth & dimension. Dixie Belle Mud: Adds texture. Easy Peasy Wax: This is a spray wax. Spray & wipe with a lint-free cloth. Add add'l coats as desired. Waxes: Apply with wax brush/soft cloth-5 colors. Big Mamma's Butta: Apply with brush or lint free cloth buff excess used to enhance wood grain & revive soften & protect. Gatorhide: Polyacrylic finish.