Behr Sheer Apricot

Behr Sheer Apricot M240-4 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sheer Apricot paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M240-4. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M240-4
Color name:Sheer Apricot

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What are Behr Sheer Apricot undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

243, 201, 157

Is Behr Sheer Apricot M240-4 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 31° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M240-4 Sheer Apricot HSL code: 31, 78%, 78%

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

Sheer Apricot M240-4 vs Lunch Box M260-4

Behr Sheer Apricot M240-4 vs Behr Lunch Box M260-4Behr Sheer Apricot M240-4
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Sheer Apricot M240-4 vs Honey Blush SW 6660

Behr Sheer Apricot M240-4 vs Sherwin Williams Honey Blush SW 6660Behr Sheer Apricot M240-4
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.58%
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f3c99dcopy color code
RGB Decimal243, 201, 157copy color code
RGB Percent95.29%, 78.82%, 61.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 31° Saturation: 35.39% Value: 95.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(31, 78, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 17.28 Yellow: 35.39 Key: 4.71copy color code
YIQY: 208.542 I: 39.167 Q: -4.808copy color code
XYZX: 63.936 Y: 63.265 Z: 40.733copy color code
CIE LabL:83.582 a:8.866 b:27.584copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.582 u:29.838 v:36.157copy color code
Decimal15976861copy color code
Hunter lab79.539, 4.288, 25.315copy color code
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