Behr Bay Scallop

Behr Bay Scallop M240-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bay Scallop paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M240-1. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M240-1
Color name:Bay Scallop

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What are Behr Bay Scallop undertones?

Red is Behr Bay Scallop 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

251, 230, 205

Is Behr Bay Scallop M240-1 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M240-1 Bay Scallop HSL code: 33, 85%, 89%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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.

Color comparison

Bay Scallop M240-1 vs Melted Marshmallow P200-1

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Bay Scallop M240-1 vs Fair Ivory M230-2

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Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#fbe6cdcopy color code
RGB Decimal251, 230, 205copy color code
RGB Percent98.43%, 90.20%, 80.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 18.33% Value: 98.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 85, 89)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.37 Yellow: 18.33 Key: 1.57copy color code
YIQY: 233.429 I: 20.548 Q: -3.338copy color code
XYZX: 79.099 Y: 81.512 Z: 69.308copy color code
CIE LabL:92.359 a:3.24 b:14.783copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.359 u:14.088 v:21.124copy color code
Decimal16508621copy color code
Hunter lab90.284, -1.612, 17.684copy color code