Benjamin Moore Norfolk Cream 261

Official color page:Norfolk Cream 261
Color code:261
Color name:Norfolk Cream
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Step into a serene sanctuary with Benjamin Moore 261 Norfolk Cream. The warm tones of 261 envelop your space in a cozy embrace, creating a welcoming atmosphere. Ideal for living rooms, bedrooms, and home offices, 261 Norfolk Cream adds a touch of understated elegance. This versatile color pairs beautifully with both modern and traditional decor, making it perfect for any style. Infuse your space with a sense of tranquility and sophistication with Benjamin Moore 261 Norfolk Cream.

What are Benjamin Moore Norfolk Cream undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

236, 227, 193

Is Benjamin Moore Norfolk Cream 261 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.

261 Norfolk Cream HSL code: 47, 53%, 84%

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 Norfolk Cream:

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

Norfolk Cream 261 vs Green Earth CW-455

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Norfolk Cream 261 vs Benjamin Moore Green Earth CW-455Open Norfolk Cream 261
LRV: 73.08%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.45%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Norfolk Cream 261 vs Hawthorne Green 379

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Norfolk Cream 261 vs Benjamin Moore Hawthorne Green 379Open Norfolk Cream 261
LRV: 73.08%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 76.45%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm