Benjamin Moore Acadia White OC-38 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Acadia White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-38. 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.

Official color page:Acadia White OC-38
Color code:OC-38
Color name:Acadia White
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Acadia White for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White living room paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White living room paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White living room paint
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White living room paint
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Acadia White for exterior

  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White house exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White house exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White house exterior
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White house exterior
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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Benjamin Moore Acadia White reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White painted storage
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White painted storage
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White painted storage
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  • Benjamin Moore Acadia White painted storage
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Benjamin Moore Acadia White undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Acadia White 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#F2EFDF

RGB code:

242, 239, 223

Is Benjamin Moore Acadia White OC-38 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 51° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-38 Acadia White HSL code: 51, 42%, 91%

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 Beige 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Acadia White:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Acadia White OC-38 vs Moonlight White OC-125

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Acadia White OC-38 vs Benjamin Moore Moonlight White OC-125Open Acadia White OC-38
LRV: 83.32%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 83.19%
White color
Temperature: warm

Acadia White OC-38 vs Winter Sky 2163-70

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Acadia White OC-38 vs Benjamin Moore Winter Sky 2163-70Open Acadia White OC-38
LRV: 83.32%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82.34%
White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Acadia White

Acadia White OC-38 has an LRV of 83.32% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 83.32% 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.

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#F2EFDFcopy color code
RGB Decimal242, 239, 223copy color code
RGB Percent94.90%, 93.73%, 87.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 51° Saturation: 7.85% Value: 94.9%copy color code
HSLhsl(51, 42, 91)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.24 Yellow: 7.85 Key: 5.1copy color code
YIQY: 238.073 I: 6.929 Q: -4.345copy color code
XYZX: 80.801 Y: 85.939 Z: 82.123copy color code
CIE LabL:94.286 a:-1.715 b:8.095copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.286 u:2.613 v:12.512copy color code
Decimal15921119copy color code
Hunter lab92.703, -6.648, 12.369copy color code
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