Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom

Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gilded Ballroom paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-980. 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:Gilded Ballroom CSP-980
Color code:CSP-980
Color name:Gilded Ballroom
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Gilded Ballroom

Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 has an LRV of 34.8% 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

187, 157, 97

Is Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 40° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-980 Gilded Ballroom HSL code: 40, 40%, 56%

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.

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 Gilded Ballroom:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 vs Porter Ridge Tan 250

What is the difference between Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 and Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 vs Benjamin Moore Porter Ridge Tan 250Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980
LRV: 34.8%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 34.42%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 vs Toasted Almond 1098

Struggling to decide between Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 and Benjamin Moore Toasted Almond 1098? Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980 vs Benjamin Moore Toasted Almond 1098Benjamin Moore Gilded Ballroom CSP-980
LRV: 34.8%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 31.79%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#BB9D61copy color code
RGB Decimal187, 157, 97copy color code
RGB Percent73.33%, 61.57%, 38.04%copy color code
HSVHue: 40° Saturation: 48.13% Value: 73.33%copy color code
HSLhsl(40, 40, 56)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 16.04 Yellow: 48.13 Key: 26.67copy color code
YIQY: 159.13 I: 37.158 Q: -12.326copy color code
XYZX: 34.709 Y: 35.544 Z: 16.338copy color code
CIE LabL:66.17 a:3.207 b:35.393copy color code
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