Benjamin Moore Butter Cookie CSP-995 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Butter Cookie paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-995. 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:Butter Cookie CSP-995
Color code:CSP-995
Color name:Butter Cookie
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Butter Cookie undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Butter Cookie 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#E9E0C0

RGB code:

233, 224, 192

Is Benjamin Moore Butter Cookie CSP-995 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 47° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-995 Butter Cookie HSL code: 47, 48%, 83%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Butter Cookie:

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

Butter Cookie CSP-995 vs Pale Almond OC-2

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Butter Cookie CSP-995 vs Benjamin Moore Pale Almond OC-2Open Butter Cookie CSP-995
LRV: 71.81%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 69.46%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Butter Cookie CSP-995 vs Sandy White 2148-50

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

Benjamin Moore Butter Cookie CSP-995 vs Benjamin Moore Sandy White 2148-50Open Butter Cookie CSP-995
LRV: 71.81%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Butter Cookie

Butter Cookie CSP-995 has an LRV of 71.81% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 71.81% 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

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HEX#E9E0C0copy color code
RGB Decimal233, 224, 192copy color code
RGB Percent91.37%, 87.84%, 75.29%copy color code
HSVHue: 47° Saturation: 17.6% Value: 91.37%copy color code
HSLhsl(47, 48, 83)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.86 Yellow: 17.6 Key: 8.63copy color code
YIQY: 223.043 I: 15.646 Q: -8.055copy color code
XYZX: 69.773 Y: 74.442 Z: 60.548copy color code
CIE LabL:89.131 a:-2.105 b:16.794copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.131 u:7.147 v:24.792copy color code
Decimal15327424copy color code
Hunter lab86.28, -6.639, 18.788copy color code
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