Behr Old Celadon

Behr Old Celadon PPU25-05 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Old Celadon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU25-05. 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.

Official color page:Old Celadon PPU25-05
Color code:PPU25-05
Color name:Old Celadon

Old Celadon for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Old Celadon

Old Celadon PPU25-05 has an LRV of 39% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 39.00% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Behr Old Celadon undertones?

Yellow is Behr Old Celadon 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

168, 168, 157

Is Behr Old Celadon PPU25-05 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU25-05 Old Celadon HSL code: 60, 6%, 64%

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 Grey 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

Old Celadon PPU25-05 vs Flannel Gray N520-3

Behr Old Celadon PPU25-05 vs Behr Flannel Gray N520-3Behr Old Celadon PPU25-05
LRV: 39%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 42%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Old Celadon PPU25-05 vs Weathered Moss N380-3

Behr Old Celadon PPU25-05 vs Behr Weathered Moss N380-3Behr Old Celadon PPU25-05
LRV: 39%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#A8A89Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal168, 168, 157copy color code
RGB Percent65.88%, 65.88%, 61.57%copy color code
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