Behr Crisp Linen

Behr Crisp Linen MQ3-13 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Crisp Linen paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ3-13. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ3-13
Color name:Crisp Linen

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What are Behr Crisp Linen undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

231, 225, 211

Is Behr Crisp Linen MQ3-13 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ3-13 Crisp Linen HSL code: 42, 29%, 87%

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

Crisp Linen MQ3-13 vs White Duck SW 7010

Behr Crisp Linen MQ3-13 vs Sherwin Williams White Duck SW 7010Behr Crisp Linen MQ3-13
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Crisp Linen MQ3-13 vs Reliable White SW 6091

Behr Crisp Linen MQ3-13 vs Sherwin Williams Reliable White SW 6091Behr Crisp Linen MQ3-13
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.19%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

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#e7e1d3copy color code
RGB Decimal231, 225, 211copy color code
RGB Percent90.59%, 88.24%, 82.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 8.66% Value: 90.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 29, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.6 Yellow: 8.66 Key: 9.41copy color code
YIQY: 225.198 I: 8.074 Q: -3.088copy color code
XYZX: 71.636 Y: 75.543 Z: 72.418copy color code
CIE LabL:89.647 a:-0.351 b:7.571copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.647 u:4.268 v:11.389copy color code
Decimal15196627copy color code
Hunter lab86.916, -4.983, 11.441copy color code