Benjamin Moore Butterscotch Sundae

Benjamin Moore Butterscotch Sundae 1147 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Butterscotch Sundae paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1147. 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:Butterscotch Sundae 1147
Color code:1147
Color name:Butterscotch Sundae
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Butterscotch Sundae

Butterscotch Sundae 1147 has an LRV of 29.06% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 29.06% 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 Butterscotch Sundae undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

190, 135, 89

Is Benjamin Moore Butterscotch Sundae 1147 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

1147 Butterscotch Sundae HSL code: 27, 44%, 55%

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 Butterscotch Sundae:

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

Butterscotch Sundae 1147 vs Cognac Snifter 1148

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Butterscotch Sundae 1147 vs Benjamin Moore Cognac Snifter 1148Benjamin Moore Butterscotch Sundae 1147
LRV: 29.06%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 26.78%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Butterscotch Sundae 1147 vs Suntan Bronze 1217

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

Benjamin Moore Butterscotch Sundae 1147 vs Benjamin Moore Suntan Bronze 1217Benjamin Moore Butterscotch Sundae 1147
LRV: 29.06%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 25.52%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#BE8759copy color code
RGB Decimal190, 135, 89copy color code
RGB Percent74.51%, 52.94%, 34.90%copy color code
HSVHue: 27° Saturation: 53.16% Value: 74.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(27, 44, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 28.95 Yellow: 53.16 Key: 25.49copy color code
YIQY: 146.201 I: 47.556 Q: -2.681copy color code
XYZX: 31.704 Y: 28.999 Z: 13.376copy color code
CIE LabL:60.781 a:15.808 b:32.958copy color code
CIE LuvL:60.781 u:41.389 v:36.84copy color code
Decimal12486489copy color code
Hunter lab53.85, 10.851, 22.968copy color code
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