Benjamin Moore Purple Cream

Benjamin Moore Purple Cream 2073-70 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Purple Cream paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2073-70. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Purple Cream 2073-70
Color code:2073-70
Color name:Purple Cream
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Purple Cream

Purple Cream 2073-70 has an LRV of 77.12% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 77.12% 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 Purple Cream undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

240, 227, 236

Is Benjamin Moore Purple Cream 2073-70 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 318° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2073-70 Purple Cream HSL code: 318, 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 Purple 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 Purple 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.

Darker shades

Benjamin Moore 2073-70 Purple Cream

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

Purple Cream 2073-70 vs Rosemist 1366

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

Benjamin Moore Purple Cream 2073-70 vs Benjamin Moore Rosemist 1366Benjamin Moore Purple Cream 2073-70
LRV: 77.12%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.11%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Purple Cream 2073-70 vs Feathered Violet 882

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

Benjamin Moore Purple Cream 2073-70 vs Benjamin Moore Feathered Violet 882Benjamin Moore Purple Cream 2073-70
LRV: 77.12%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.14%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F0E3ECcopy color code
RGB Decimal240, 227, 236copy color code
RGB Percent94.12%, 89.02%, 92.55%copy color code
HSVHue: 318° Saturation: 5.42% Value: 94.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(318, 30, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.42 Yellow: 1.67 Key: 5.88copy color code
YIQY: 231.913 I: 4.855 Q: 5.551copy color code
XYZX: 78.541 Y: 79.52 Z: 90.545copy color code
CIE LabL:91.469 a:5.969 b:-2.784copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.469 u:6.86 v:-5.358copy color code
Decimal15786988copy color code
Hunter lab89.174, 1.162, 2.22copy color code
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