Benjamin Moore Kitten Whiskers

Benjamin Moore Kitten Whiskers 1003 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Kitten Whiskers paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1003. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Kitten Whiskers 1003
Color code:1003
Color name:Kitten Whiskers
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Kitten Whiskers 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.

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LRV of Kitten Whiskers

Kitten Whiskers 1003 has an LRV of 64.69% 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 64.69% 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 Kitten Whiskers undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

220, 211, 202

Is Benjamin Moore Kitten Whiskers 1003 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 30° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1003 Kitten Whiskers HSL code: 30, 20%, 83%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Greige 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 Kitten Whiskers:

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

Kitten Whiskers 1003 vs Natural Cream OC-14

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 Kitten Whiskers 1003 vs Benjamin Moore Natural Cream OC-14Benjamin Moore Kitten Whiskers 1003
LRV: 64.69%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 64.78%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Kitten Whiskers 1003 vs April Showers 1507

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Kitten Whiskers 1003 vs Benjamin Moore April Showers 1507Benjamin Moore Kitten Whiskers 1003
LRV: 64.69%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.84%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#DCD3CAcopy color code
RGB Decimal220, 211, 202copy color code
RGB Percent86.27%, 82.75%, 79.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 30° Saturation: 8.18% Value: 86.27%copy color code
HSLhsl(30, 20, 83)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.09 Yellow: 8.18 Key: 13.73copy color code
YIQY: 212.665 I: 8.255 Q: -0.897copy color code
XYZX: 63.468 Y: 66.069 Z: 65.27copy color code
CIE LabL:85.032 a:1.546 b:5.557copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.032 u:5.756 v:8.005copy color code
Decimal14472138copy color code
Hunter lab81.283, -2.867, 9.288copy color code
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