Benjamin Moore Glowing Apricot 165 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Glowing Apricot paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 165. 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:Glowing Apricot 165
Color code:165
Color name:Glowing Apricot
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Glowing Apricot 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.

Glowing Apricot for living room

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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 165 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

165 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Glowing Apricot reviews

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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 Glowing Apricot

Glowing Apricot 165 has an LRV of 63.31% 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 63.31% 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 Glowing Apricot undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Glowing Apricot 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:

#F3CF9C

RGB code:

243, 207, 156

Is Benjamin Moore Glowing Apricot 165 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

165 Glowing Apricot HSL code: 35, 78%, 78%

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 Glowing Apricot:

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

Glowing Apricot 165 vs Creamy Orange 2166-50

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Glowing Apricot 165 vs Benjamin Moore Creamy Orange 2166-50Open Glowing Apricot 165
LRV: 63.31%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Glowing Apricot 165 vs Yellow Topaz CSP-945

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Glowing Apricot 165 vs Benjamin Moore Yellow Topaz CSP-945Open Glowing Apricot 165
LRV: 63.31%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F3CF9Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal243, 207, 156copy color code
RGB Percent95.29%, 81.18%, 61.18%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 35.8% Value: 95.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 78, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.81 Yellow: 35.8 Key: 4.71copy color code
YIQY: 211.95 I: 37.841 Q: -8.256copy color code
XYZX: 65.277 Y: 66.083 Z: 40.76copy color code
CIE LabL:85.039 a:5.627 b:30.063copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.039 u:26.157 v:40.018copy color code
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Hunter lab81.292, 1.074, 27.176copy color code
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