Behr Crystalline Falls

Behr Crystalline Falls MQ3-51 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Crystalline Falls paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ3-51. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ3-51
Color name:Crystalline Falls

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What are Behr Crystalline Falls undertones?

Green is Behr Crystalline Falls 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

217, 230, 226

Is Behr Crystalline Falls MQ3-51 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 162° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ3-51 Crystalline Falls HSL code: 162, 21%, 88%

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.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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

Crystalline Falls MQ3-51 vs Streetwise N440-1

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Crystalline Falls MQ3-51 vs Mountain Peak White N430-1

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Color codes

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HEX#d9e6e2copy color code
RGB Decimal217, 230, 226copy color code
RGB Percent85.10%, 90.20%, 88.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 162° Saturation: 5.65% Value: 90.2%copy color code
HSLhsl(162, 21, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 5.65 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.74 Key: 9.8copy color code
YIQY: 225.657 I: -6.461 Q: -3.995copy color code
XYZX: 70.636 Y: 76.836 Z: 83.04copy color code
CIE LabL:90.246 a:-5.06 b:0.454copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.246 u:-6.96 v:1.588copy color code
Decimal14280418copy color code
Hunter lab87.656, -9.557, 5.191copy color code
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