Behr Mardi Gras

Behr Mardi Gras PPU16-19 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mardi Gras paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU16-19. 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:PPU16-19
Color name:Mardi Gras

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What are Behr Mardi Gras undertones?

Blue and Purple are Behr Mardi Gras undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

83, 80, 102

Is Behr Mardi Gras PPU16-19 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 248° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU16-19 Mardi Gras HSL code: 248, 12%, 36%

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 Grey 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

Mardi Gras PPU16-19 vs Mineral Gray SW 2740

Behr Mardi Gras PPU16-19 vs Sherwin Williams Mineral Gray SW 2740Behr Mardi Gras PPU16-19
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.4%
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Temperature: cold

Mardi Gras PPU16-19 vs Ball Gown MQ5-06

Behr Mardi Gras PPU16-19 vs Behr Ball Gown MQ5-06Behr Mardi Gras PPU16-19
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#535066copy color code
RGB Decimal83, 80, 102copy color code
RGB Percent32.55%, 31.37%, 40.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 248° Saturation: 21.57% Value: 40.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(248, 12, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 18.63 Magenta: 21.57 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 60.0copy color code
YIQY: 83.405 I: -5.282 Q: 7.481copy color code
XYZX: 8.833 Y: 8.536 Z: 13.749copy color code
CIE LabL:35.074 a:6.335 b:-12.279copy color code
CIE LuvL:35.074 u:0.246 v:-16.888copy color code
Decimal5460070copy color code
Hunter lab29.216, 2.843, -7.451copy color code
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