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Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings

Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings 090 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Butterfly Wings paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 090. 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:Butterfly Wings 090
Color code:090
Color name:Butterfly Wings
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Butterfly Wings for bedroom

  • Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Butterfly Wings

Butterfly Wings 090 has an LRV of 47.59% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 47.59% 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 Butterfly Wings undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#FCA574

RGB code:

252, 165, 116

Is Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings 090 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 22° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

090 Butterfly Wings HSL code: 22, 96%, 72%

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 Red 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 Butterfly Wings:

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

Butterfly Wings 090 vs Peach Cobbler 2169-40

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings 090 vs Benjamin Moore Peach Cobbler 2169-40Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings 090
LRV: 47.59%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.45%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Butterfly Wings 090 vs Sausalito Sunset 074

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings 090 vs Benjamin Moore Sausalito Sunset 074Benjamin Moore Butterfly Wings 090
LRV: 47.59%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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FormatCode
HEX#FCA574copy color code
RGB Decimal252, 165, 116copy color code
RGB Percent98.82%, 64.71%, 45.49%copy color code
HSVHue: 22° Saturation: 53.97% Value: 98.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(22, 96, 72)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 34.52 Yellow: 53.97 Key: 1.18copy color code
YIQY: 185.427 I: 67.589 Q: 3.155copy color code
XYZX: 56.755 Y: 48.872 Z: 22.962copy color code
CIE LabL:75.371 a:27.201 b:38.491copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.371 u:65.192 v:42.99copy color code
Decimal16557428copy color code
Hunter lab69.908, 22.577, 29.461copy color code