Dixie Belle Chaulk paint is the premiere Chalk paint on the market. Dixie Belle Paint Company provides a line of chalk mineral paint that is high quality, easy to use, and most importantly priced so every DIYer can create and discover the joy of painting. Clean your piece, preferably with Dixie Belle White Lightning Cleaner, to remove dust and grime. Paint with your favorite Dixie Belle paint color 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 the 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 brush strokes, don't worry, as the paint dries, they will disappear. Dixie Belle Paint is the best paint for self-leveling.