HC-106

Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray

Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray HC-106 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Crownsville Gray paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-106. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Crownsville Gray HC-106
Color code:HC-106
Color name:Crownsville Gray
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Crownsville Gray

Crownsville Gray HC-106 has an LRV of 21.96% 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 21.96% 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 Crownsville Gray undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#867F69

RGB code:

134, 127, 105

Is Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray HC-106 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 46° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-106 Crownsville Gray HSL code: 46, 12%, 47%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Crownsville Gray:

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

Crownsville Gray HC-106 vs Everard Coffee CW-150

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray HC-106 vs Benjamin Moore Everard Coffee CW-150Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray HC-106
LRV: 21.96%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 21.6%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Crownsville Gray HC-106 vs Springfield Sage 510

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray HC-106 vs Benjamin Moore Springfield Sage 510Benjamin Moore Crownsville Gray HC-106
LRV: 21.96%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.02%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

FormatCode
HEX#867F69copy color code
RGB Decimal134, 127, 105copy color code
RGB Percent52.55%, 49.80%, 41.18%copy color code
HSVHue: 46° Saturation: 21.64% Value: 52.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(46, 12, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.22 Yellow: 21.64 Key: 47.45copy color code
YIQY: 126.585 I: 11.241 Q: -5.366copy color code
XYZX: 19.97 Y: 21.267 Z: 16.414copy color code
CIE LabL:53.241 a:-1.204 b:12.939copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.241 u:5.484 v:17.093copy color code
Decimal8814441copy color code
Hunter lab46.117, -3.406, 11.179copy color code
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