Benjamin Moore Falling Star

Benjamin Moore Falling Star 351 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Falling Star paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 351. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Falling Star 351
Color code:351
Color name:Falling Star
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Falling Star

Falling Star 351 has an LRV of 84.83% 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 84.83% 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 Falling Star undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

248, 243, 197

Is Benjamin Moore Falling Star 351 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 54° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

351 Falling Star HSL code: 54, 78%, 87%

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 Yellow 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 Falling Star:

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

Color comparison

Falling Star 351 vs Old Straw Hat 337

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Falling Star 351 vs Benjamin Moore Old Straw Hat 337Benjamin Moore Falling Star 351
LRV: 84.83%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.4%
White color
Temperature: warm

Falling Star 351 vs Light of the Moon 365

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

Benjamin Moore Falling Star 351 vs Benjamin Moore Light of the Moon 365Benjamin Moore Falling Star 351
LRV: 84.83%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82.39%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F8F3C5copy color code
RGB Decimal248, 243, 197copy color code
RGB Percent97.25%, 95.29%, 77.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 54° Saturation: 20.56% Value: 97.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(54, 78, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.02 Yellow: 20.56 Key: 2.75copy color code
YIQY: 239.251 I: 17.761 Q: -13.257copy color code
XYZX: 80.839 Y: 88.09 Z: 65.553copy color code
CIE LabL:95.199 a:-5.576 b:22.844copy color code
CIE LuvL:95.199 u:5.449 v:34.068copy color code
Decimal16315333copy color code
Hunter lab93.856, -10.506, 24.289copy color code
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