Benjamin Moore Pale Petal

Benjamin Moore Pale Petal 1178 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pale Petal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1178. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Pale Petal 1178
Color code:1178
Color name:Pale Petal
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Pale Petal

Pale Petal 1178 has an LRV of 57.42% 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 57.42% 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 Pale Petal undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

224, 196, 184

Is Benjamin Moore Pale Petal 1178 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 18° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1178 Pale Petal HSL code: 18, 39%, 80%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Pale Petal:

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

Pale Petal 1178 vs Everlasting 1038

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

Benjamin Moore Pale Petal 1178 vs Benjamin Moore Everlasting 1038Benjamin Moore Pale Petal 1178
LRV: 57.42%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60.66%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Pale Petal 1178 vs White Oaks 1080

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Pale Petal 1178 vs Benjamin Moore White Oaks 1080Benjamin Moore Pale Petal 1178
LRV: 57.42%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.11%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E0C4B8copy color code
RGB Decimal224, 196, 184copy color code
RGB Percent87.84%, 76.86%, 72.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 18° Saturation: 17.86% Value: 87.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(18, 39, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 12.5 Yellow: 17.86 Key: 12.16copy color code
YIQY: 203.004 I: 20.541 Q: 2.189copy color code
XYZX: 59.131 Y: 58.789 Z: 53.567copy color code
CIE LabL:81.176 a:7.977 b:9.659copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.176 u:17.788 v:12.597copy color code
Decimal14730424copy color code
Hunter lab76.674, 3.479, 12.25copy color code
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