Benjamin Moore Crème Caramel

Benjamin Moore Crème Caramel OC-84 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Crème Caramel paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-84. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Crème Caramel OC-84
Color code:OC-84
Color name:Crème Caramel
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Crème Caramel

Crème Caramel OC-84 has an LRV of 73.34% and refers to Off-White 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 73.34% 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 Crème Caramel undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

240, 224, 201

Is Benjamin Moore Crème Caramel OC-84 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-84 Crème Caramel HSL code: 35, 57%, 86%

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 Beige 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 Crème Caramel:

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

Crème Caramel OC-84 vs French Manicure 1086

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Crème Caramel OC-84 vs Benjamin Moore French Manicure 1086Benjamin Moore Crème Caramel OC-84
LRV: 73.34%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.65%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Crème Caramel OC-84 vs Pirates Cove Beach OC-80

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Crème Caramel OC-84 vs Benjamin Moore Pirates Cove Beach OC-80Benjamin Moore Crème Caramel OC-84
LRV: 73.34%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.42%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F0E0C9copy color code
RGB Decimal240, 224, 201copy color code
RGB Percent94.12%, 87.84%, 78.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 16.25% Value: 94.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 57, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.67 Yellow: 16.25 Key: 5.88copy color code
YIQY: 226.162 I: 16.925 Q: -3.773copy color code
XYZX: 73.132 Y: 76.055 Z: 66.07copy color code
CIE LabL:89.885 a:1.77 b:13.239copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.885 u:10.877 v:19.136copy color code
Decimal15786185copy color code
Hunter lab87.21, -2.93, 16.128copy color code
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