Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand

Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand 114 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Beachcrest Sand paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 114. 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:Beachcrest Sand 114
Color code:114
Color name:Beachcrest Sand
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Beachcrest Sand

Beachcrest Sand 114 has an LRV of 73.83% 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 73.83% 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 Beachcrest Sand undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

246, 222, 191

Is Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand 114 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 34° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

114 Beachcrest Sand HSL code: 34, 75%, 86%

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 Beachcrest Sand:

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

Beachcrest Sand 114 vs Secluded Beach 899

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand 114 vs Benjamin Moore Secluded Beach 899Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand 114
LRV: 73.83%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.29%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Beachcrest Sand 114 vs Montgomery White OC-148

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

Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand 114 vs Benjamin Moore Montgomery White OC-148Benjamin Moore Beachcrest Sand 114
LRV: 73.83%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.92%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F6DEBFcopy color code
RGB Decimal246, 222, 191copy color code
RGB Percent96.47%, 87.06%, 74.90%copy color code
HSVHue: 34° Saturation: 22.36% Value: 96.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(34, 75, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 9.76 Yellow: 22.36 Key: 3.53copy color code
YIQY: 225.642 I: 24.263 Q: -4.57copy color code
XYZX: 73.531 Y: 75.599 Z: 59.995copy color code
CIE LabL:89.673 a:3.514 b:18.231copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.673 u:16.484 v:25.688copy color code
Decimal16178879copy color code
Hunter lab86.948, -1.203, 19.953copy color code
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