Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam

Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Buttered Yam paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-230. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Buttered Yam AF-230
Color code:AF-230
Color name:Buttered Yam
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Buttered Yam

Buttered Yam AF-230 has an LRV of 24.7% and refers to Medium 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

195, 117, 64

Is Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 24° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-230 Buttered Yam HSL code: 24, 52%, 51%

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 Buttered Yam:

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

Buttered Yam AF-230 vs Pumpkin Pie 2167-20

Comparing Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230 and Benjamin Moore Pumpkin Pie 2167-20? We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230 vs Benjamin Moore Pumpkin Pie 2167-20Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230
LRV: 24.7%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.22%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Buttered Yam AF-230 vs Dried Mustard 2158-10

Comparing Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230 and Benjamin Moore Dried Mustard 2158-10? We'll help you decide which color is the right choice for your room.

Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230 vs Benjamin Moore Dried Mustard 2158-10Benjamin Moore Buttered Yam AF-230
LRV: 24.7%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 25.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#C37540copy color code
RGB Decimal195, 117, 64copy color code
RGB Percent76.47%, 45.88%, 25.10%copy color code
HSVHue: 24° Saturation: 67.18% Value: 76.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(24, 52, 51)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 40.0 Yellow: 67.18 Key: 23.53copy color code
YIQY: 134.28 I: 63.511 Q: 0.006copy color code
XYZX: 29.795 Y: 24.698 Z: 8.047copy color code
CIE LabL:56.78 a:25.947 b:41.551copy color code
Decimal12809536copy color code
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