Dixie Belle Paint is a chalk mineral paint which has superb adhesive qualities allowing you to paint over practically anything without any sanding, priming or prep work, and it will stay put! Simply clean with White Lightning and paint! Dixie Belle Paint enjoys a gorgeous matte finish and distresses beautifully. What will an 8 oz. jar cover? One of the best features of Dixie Belle Paint is that you don't need much to get the job done! An 8 oz jar of paint will cover an average piece of furniture (ie. dresser, coffee table and two end tables) with some left over.