Behr Cardamom Spice

Behr Cardamom Spice PPU5-17 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cardamom Spice paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU5-17. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU5-17
Color name:Cardamom Spice

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What are Behr Cardamom Spice undertones?

Red is Behr Cardamom Spice 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

131, 113, 101

Is Behr Cardamom Spice PPU5-17 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 24° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU5-17 Cardamom Spice HSL code: 24, 13%, 45%

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 Beige 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

Cardamom Spice PPU5-17 vs Elkhound MQ1-56

Behr Cardamom Spice PPU5-17 vs Behr Elkhound MQ1-56Behr Cardamom Spice PPU5-17
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Cardamom Spice PPU5-17 vs Library Pewter SW 0038

Behr Cardamom Spice PPU5-17 vs Sherwin Williams Library Pewter SW 0038Behr Cardamom Spice PPU5-17
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 17.47%
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#837165copy color code
RGB Decimal131, 113, 101copy color code
RGB Percent51.37%, 44.31%, 39.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 24° Saturation: 22.9% Value: 51.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(24, 13, 45)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 13.74 Yellow: 22.9 Key: 48.63copy color code
YIQY: 117.014 I: 14.582 Q: 0.073copy color code
XYZX: 17.614 Y: 17.576 Z: 14.773copy color code
CIE LabL:48.977 a:4.99 b:9.26copy color code
CIE LuvL:48.977 u:11.824 v:11.159copy color code
Decimal8614245copy color code
Hunter lab41.923, 1.631, 8.454copy color code
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