Behr Hopeful Dream

Behr Hopeful Dream M540-4 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hopeful Dream paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M540-4. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M540-4
Color name:Hopeful Dream

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What are Behr Hopeful Dream undertones?

Blue is Behr Hopeful Dream 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

149, 169, 205

Is Behr Hopeful Dream M540-4 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 219° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M540-4 Hopeful Dream HSL code: 219, 36%, 69%

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 Blue 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

Hopeful Dream M540-4 vs Aerial View S530-3

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Hopeful Dream M540-4 vs Blue Suede PPU14-10

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Color codes

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HEX#95a9cdcopy color code
RGB Decimal149, 169, 205copy color code
RGB Percent58.43%, 66.27%, 80.39%copy color code
HSVHue: 219° Saturation: 27.32% Value: 80.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(219, 36, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 27.32 Magenta: 17.56 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 19.61copy color code
YIQY: 167.124 I: -23.486 Q: 6.972copy color code
XYZX: 37.598 Y: 39.172 Z: 63.321copy color code
CIE LabL:68.876 a:1.196 b:-20.602copy color code
CIE LuvL:68.876 u:-11.946 v:-32.088copy color code
Decimal9808333copy color code
Hunter lab62.587, -2.298, -16.174copy color code
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