Benjamin Moore Golden Hills

Benjamin Moore Golden Hills 262 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Golden Hills paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 262. 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:Golden Hills 262
Color code:262
Color name:Golden Hills
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Golden Hills

Golden Hills 262 has an LRV of 63.82% 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 63.82% 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 Golden Hills undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

225, 213, 170

Is Benjamin Moore Golden Hills 262 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 47° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

262 Golden Hills HSL code: 47, 48%, 77%

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 Golden Hills:

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

Golden Hills 262 vs Crumb Cake CSP-1010

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Golden Hills 262 vs Benjamin Moore Crumb Cake CSP-1010Benjamin Moore Golden Hills 262
LRV: 63.82%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.7%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Golden Hills 262 vs Dunmore Cream HC-29

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Benjamin Moore Golden Hills 262 vs Benjamin Moore Dunmore Cream HC-29Benjamin Moore Golden Hills 262
LRV: 63.82%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.79%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E1D5AAcopy color code
RGB Decimal225, 213, 170copy color code
RGB Percent88.24%, 83.53%, 66.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 47° Saturation: 24.44% Value: 88.24%copy color code
HSLhsl(47, 48, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.33 Yellow: 24.44 Key: 11.76copy color code
YIQY: 211.686 I: 20.969 Q: -10.843copy color code
XYZX: 62.101 Y: 66.5 Z: 47.584copy color code
CIE LabL:85.251 a:-2.559 b:22.797copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.251 u:9.707 v:32.625copy color code
Decimal14800298copy color code
Hunter lab81.547, -6.775, 22.487copy color code
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