Benjamin Moore Boudoir

Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Boudoir paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-190. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Boudoir AF-190
Color code:AF-190
Color name:Boudoir
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Boudoir

Boudoir AF-190 has an LRV of 54.99% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Boudoir undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

218, 194, 174

Is Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 27° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-190 Boudoir HSL code: 27, 37%, 77%

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.

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 Boudoir:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Boudoir AF-190 vs Cocoa Sand 1122

Are you torn between Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190 and Benjamin Moore Cocoa Sand 1122? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190 vs Benjamin Moore Cocoa Sand 1122Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190
LRV: 54.99%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.12%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Boudoir AF-190 vs Alpaca 1074

Can't decide between Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190 and Benjamin Moore Alpaca 1074 for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190 vs Benjamin Moore Alpaca 1074Benjamin Moore Boudoir AF-190
LRV: 54.99%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.73%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#DAC2AEcopy color code
RGB Decimal218, 194, 174copy color code
RGB Percent85.49%, 76.08%, 68.24%copy color code
HSVHue: 27° Saturation: 20.18% Value: 85.49%copy color code
HSLhsl(27, 37, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 11.01 Yellow: 20.18 Key: 14.51copy color code
YIQY: 198.896 I: 20.728 Q: -1.147copy color code
XYZX: 55.845 Y: 56.546 Z: 48.006copy color code
CIE LabL:79.924 a:5.314 b:13.165copy color code
Decimal14336686copy color code
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