Benjamin Moore Parchment OC-78

Let’s dive into a full Parchment paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-78. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Parchment OC-78
Color code:OC-78
Color name:Parchment
Brand:Benjamin Moore

What are Benjamin Moore Parchment undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

247, 231, 212

Is Benjamin Moore Parchment OC-78 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-78 Parchment HSL code: 33, 69%, 90%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Parchment:

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

Parchment OC-78 vs Sunset Hill 1212

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Parchment OC-78 vs Benjamin Moore Sunset Hill 1212Open Parchment OC-78
LRV: 79.94%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 77.79%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Parchment OC-78 vs White Mountains 906

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

Benjamin Moore Parchment OC-78 vs Benjamin Moore White Mountains 906Open Parchment OC-78
LRV: 79.94%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 80.54%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm