Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud

Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud 2117-70 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dreamy Cloud paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2117-70. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Dreamy Cloud 2117-70
Color code:2117-70
Color name:Dreamy Cloud
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dreamy Cloud for 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Dreamy Cloud

Dreamy Cloud 2117-70 has an LRV of 76.41% 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 76.41% 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 Dreamy Cloud undertones?

Purple is Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

229, 227, 231

Is Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud 2117-70 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 270° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2117-70 Dreamy Cloud HSL code: 270, 8%, 90%

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.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Dreamy Cloud:

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

Dreamy Cloud 2117-70 vs Marilyn's Dress 2125-60

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud 2117-70 vs Benjamin Moore Marilyn's Dress 2125-60Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud 2117-70
LRV: 76.41%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 75.59%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Dreamy Cloud 2117-70 vs Feathered Violet 882

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

Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud 2117-70 vs Benjamin Moore Feathered Violet 882Benjamin Moore Dreamy Cloud 2117-70
LRV: 76.41%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 79.14%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E5E3E7copy color code
RGB Decimal229, 227, 231copy color code
RGB Percent89.80%, 89.02%, 90.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 270° Saturation: 1.73% Value: 90.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(270, 8, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.87 Magenta: 1.73 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 9.41copy color code
YIQY: 228.054 I: -0.094 Q: 1.668copy color code
XYZX: 74.202 Y: 77.366 Z: 86.604copy color code
CIE LabL:90.49 a:1.387 b:-1.703copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.49 u:0.896 v:-2.863copy color code
Decimal15066087copy color code
Hunter lab87.958, -3.341, 3.193copy color code
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