Benjamin Moore Cream Puff

Benjamin Moore Cream Puff 2174-70 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cream Puff paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2174-70. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Cream Puff 2174-70
Color code:2174-70
Color name:Cream Puff
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Cream Puff

Cream Puff 2174-70 has an LRV of 82.08% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 82.08% 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 Cream Puff undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

249, 233, 228

Is Benjamin Moore Cream Puff 2174-70 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 14° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2174-70 Cream Puff HSL code: 14, 64%, 94%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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.

Color codes

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HEX#F9E9E4copy color code
RGB Decimal249, 233, 228copy color code
RGB Percent97.65%, 91.37%, 89.41%copy color code
HSVHue: 14° Saturation: 8.43% Value: 97.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(14, 64, 94)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.43 Yellow: 8.43 Key: 2.35copy color code
YIQY: 237.214 I: 11.141 Q: 1.829copy color code
XYZX: 82.207 Y: 84.02 Z: 85.265copy color code
CIE LabL:93.459 a:4.58 b:4.377copy color code
CIE LuvL:93.459 u:9.593 v:5.806copy color code
Decimal16378340copy color code
Hunter lab91.662, -0.323, 9.012copy color code
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