Benjamin Moore Sombrero 249

Official color page:Sombrero 249
Color code:249
Color name:Sombrero
Brand:Benjamin Moore

This warm and inviting hue from Benjamin Moore, Sombrero 249, brings a touch of earthy elegance to any space. Pairing beautifully with soft neutrals like ivory and taupe, as well as rich tones like olive green and rusty terracotta, this versatile color can create a cozy and sophisticated atmosphere. Whether used as a main wall color or as an accent in furnishings and decor, Sombrero 249 adds a subtle warmth and depth to any room. Complementing both modern and traditional design styles, this color choice is sure to bring a sense of comfort and style to your home.

What are Benjamin Moore Sombrero undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

206, 185, 133

Is Benjamin Moore Sombrero 249 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

249 Sombrero HSL code: 43, 43%, 66%

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 Sombrero:

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

Sombrero 249 vs Henderson Buff HC-15

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

Benjamin Moore Sombrero 249 vs Benjamin Moore Henderson Buff HC-15Open Sombrero 249
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.78%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Sombrero 249 vs Sulfur Yellow 2151-40

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Sombrero 249 vs Benjamin Moore Sulfur Yellow 2151-40Open Sombrero 249
LRV: 47.7%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.99%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm