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Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue

Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 716 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Fantasy Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 716. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Fantasy Blue 716
Color code:716
Color name:Fantasy Blue
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Fantasy Blue for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 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 cool Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Fantasy Blue for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue cozy living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue living room
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Fantasy Blue for bathroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Light real bathrooms.

Fantasy Blue on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Fantasy Blue reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kitchen review
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Fantasy Blue

Fantasy Blue 716 has an LRV of 63.33% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 63.33% 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 Fantasy Blue undertones?

Blue is Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 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:

#C2D5D6

RGB code:

194, 213, 214

Is Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 716 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 183° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

716 Fantasy Blue HSL code: 183, 20%, 80%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Fantasy Blue:

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

Fantasy Blue 716 vs Windy Sky 1639

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

Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 716 vs Benjamin Moore Windy Sky 1639Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 716
LRV: 63.33%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.66%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Fantasy Blue 716 vs Green Wave 681

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 716 vs Benjamin Moore Green Wave 681Benjamin Moore Fantasy Blue 716
LRV: 63.33%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.16%
Light color
Temperature: cold

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.

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HEX#C2D5D6copy color code
RGB Decimal194, 213, 214copy color code
RGB Percent76.08%, 83.53%, 83.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 183° Saturation: 9.35% Value: 83.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(183, 20, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 9.35 Magenta: 0.47 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 16.08copy color code
YIQY: 207.433 I: -11.643 Q: -3.708copy color code
XYZX: 58.176 Y: 63.912 Z: 72.871copy color code
CIE LabL:83.92 a:-6.162 b:-2.667copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.92 u:-10.349 v:-3.009copy color code
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Hunter lab79.945, -10.008, 1.918copy color code
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