Behr Earthnut

Behr Earthnut PPU5-16 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Earthnut paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU5-16. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU5-16
Color name:Earthnut

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What are Behr Earthnut undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

157, 134, 117

Is Behr Earthnut PPU5-16 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 26° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU5-16 Earthnut HSL code: 26, 17%, 54%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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

Earthnut PPU5-16 vs Curio Gray SW 0024

Behr Earthnut PPU5-16 vs Sherwin Williams Curio Gray SW 0024Behr Earthnut PPU5-16
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.03%
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Temperature: warm

Earthnut PPU5-16 vs Frontier Brown N190-5

Behr Earthnut PPU5-16 vs Behr Frontier Brown N190-5Behr Earthnut PPU5-16
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#9d8675copy color code
RGB Decimal157, 134, 117copy color code
RGB Percent61.57%, 52.55%, 45.88%copy color code
HSVHue: 26° Saturation: 25.48% Value: 61.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(26, 17, 54)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.65 Yellow: 25.48 Key: 38.43copy color code
YIQY: 138.939 I: 19.169 Q: -0.425copy color code
XYZX: 25.641 Y: 25.504 Z: 20.397copy color code
CIE LabL:57.563 a:5.991 b:12.396copy color code
CIE LuvL:57.563 u:15.463 v:15.468copy color code
Decimal10323573copy color code
Hunter lab50.501, 2.252, 11.404copy color code
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