Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue

Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue 2065-70 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bashful Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2065-70. 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.

Official color page:Bashful Blue 2065-70
Color code:2065-70
Color name:Bashful Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Bashful Blue

Bashful Blue 2065-70 has an LRV of 74.02% and refers to Off-White 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 74.02% 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 Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

200, 230, 243

Is Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue 2065-70 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 198° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2065-70 Bashful Blue HSL code: 198, 64%, 87%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue:

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

Bashful Blue 2065-70 vs Tear Drop 2060-70

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue 2065-70 vs Benjamin Moore Tear Drop 2060-70Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue 2065-70
LRV: 74.02%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 77.06%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Bashful Blue 2065-70 vs Light Blue 2066-70

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue 2065-70 vs Benjamin Moore Light Blue 2066-70Benjamin Moore Bashful Blue 2065-70
LRV: 74.02%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 75.55%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#C8E6F3copy color code
RGB Decimal200, 230, 243copy color code
RGB Percent78.43%, 90.20%, 95.29%copy color code
HSVHue: 198° Saturation: 17.7% Value: 95.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(198, 64, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 17.7 Magenta: 5.35 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 4.71copy color code
YIQY: 222.512 I: -22.054 Q: -2.301copy color code
XYZX: 68.288 Y: 75.342 Z: 95.714copy color code
CIE LabL:89.553 a:-7.147 b:-9.6copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.553 u:-16.261 v:-13.843copy color code
Decimal13166323copy color code
Hunter lab86.8, -11.468, -4.619copy color code
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