Benjamin Moore Paper Mache

Benjamin Moore Paper Mache AF-25 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Paper Mache paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-25. 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:Paper Mache AF-25
Color code:AF-25
Color name:Paper Mache
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Paper Mache

Paper Mache AF-25 has an LRV of 84.57% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 84.57% 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 Paper Mache undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

240, 240, 227

Is Benjamin Moore Paper Mache AF-25 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-25 Paper Mache HSL code: 60, 30%, 92%

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 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 Paper Mache:

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

Paper Mache AF-25 vs Moonlight White OC-125

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Paper Mache AF-25 vs Benjamin Moore Moonlight White OC-125Benjamin Moore Paper Mache AF-25
LRV: 84.57%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 83.19%
White color
Temperature: warm

Paper Mache AF-25 vs Cloud White OC-130

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Paper Mache AF-25 vs Benjamin Moore Cloud White OC-130Benjamin Moore Paper Mache AF-25
LRV: 84.57%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.05%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#F0F0E3copy color code
RGB Decimal240, 240, 227copy color code
RGB Percent94.12%, 94.12%, 89.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 5.42% Value: 94.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 30, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 5.42 Key: 5.88copy color code
YIQY: 238.518 I: 4.177 Q: -4.046copy color code
XYZX: 80.957 Y: 86.392 Z: 85.063copy color code
CIE LabL:94.48 a:-2.244 b:6.282copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.48 u:0.715 v:9.927copy color code
Decimal15790307copy color code
Hunter lab92.947, -7.183, 10.803copy color code