Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Arctic Willow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M495. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M495
Color name:Arctic Willow
Brand:Tikkurila

Arctic Willow for bedroom

  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 bedroom
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  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
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  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 bedroom
    Instagram @elina.hyttinen
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
    Instagram @alisamria
  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 bedroom
    Instagram @elina.hyttinen
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
    Instagram @alisamria

We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Arctic Willow for living room

  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 accent wall
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  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
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  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
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  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

M495 on kitchen cabinets

  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 kitchen cabinets
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  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 kitchen cabinets
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  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 kitchen cabinets
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  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Tikkurila Arctic Willow reviews

  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 painted furniture
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  • Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 kitchen
    Instagram @suvisillvan
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
    Instagram @suvisillvan
  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
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  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Arctic Willow

Arctic Willow M495 has an LRV of 32.5% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 32.50% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Tikkurila Arctic Willow undertones?

Yellow is Tikkurila Arctic Willow undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#9A9C90

RGB code:

154, 156, 144

Is Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 70° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M495 Arctic Willow HSL code: 70, 6%, 59%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Tikkurila Arctic Willow:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Darker shades

Tikkurila M495 Arctic Willow

Color comparison

Arctic Willow M495 vs Serpentine V447

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 vs Tikkurila Serpentine V447Open Arctic Willow M495
LRV: 32.5%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 42.36%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Arctic Willow M495 vs V444

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Tikkurila Arctic Willow M495 vs Tikkurila  V444Open Arctic Willow M495
LRV: 32.5%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 31.3%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#9A9C90copy color code
RGB Decimal154, 156, 144copy color code
RGB Percent60.39%, 61.18%, 56.47%copy color code
HSVHue: 70° Saturation: 7.69% Value: 61.18%copy color code
HSLhsl(70, 6, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.28 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 7.69 Key: 38.82copy color code
YIQY: 154.034 I: 2.664 Q: -4.157copy color code
XYZX: 30.248 Y: 32.661 Z: 31.089copy color code
CIE LabL:63.885 a:-2.965 b:6.036copy color code
CIE LuvL:63.885 u:-0.499 v:9.013copy color code
Decimal10132624copy color code
Hunter lab57.15, -5.536, 7.752copy color code