Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green 2040-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Summer Basket Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2040-40. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Summer Basket Green 2040-40
Color code:2040-40
Color name:Summer Basket Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Summer Basket Green for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Summer Basket Green for living room

  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green victorian house interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green cozy living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green living room walls
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green living room
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green japandi interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore 2040-40 for bathroom

  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green minimalist bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green bathroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Mid-tone real bathrooms.

2040-40 on kitchen cabinets

  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green small kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green reviews

  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green wall
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kitchen backsplash
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kitchen review
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kitchen cabinets
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green modern interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green living room interior
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  • Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Summer Basket Green

Summer Basket Green 2040-40 has an LRV of 32.79% and refers to Medium 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 32.79% 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 Summer Basket Green undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green 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

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HEX value

HEX value:

#5CA492

RGB code:

92, 164, 146

Is Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green 2040-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 165° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2040-40 Summer Basket Green HSL code: 165, 28%, 50%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Summer Basket Green:

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

Summer Basket Green 2040-40 vs Alpine Trail 622

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green 2040-40 vs Benjamin Moore Alpine Trail 622Open Summer Basket Green 2040-40
LRV: 32.79%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 28.63%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Summer Basket Green 2040-40 vs Stokes Forest Green 2035-40

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

Benjamin Moore Summer Basket Green 2040-40 vs Benjamin Moore Stokes Forest Green 2035-40Open Summer Basket Green 2040-40
LRV: 32.79%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 36.39%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#5CA492copy color code
RGB Decimal92, 164, 146copy color code
RGB Percent36.08%, 64.31%, 57.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 165° Saturation: 43.9% Value: 64.31%copy color code
HSLhsl(165, 28, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 43.9 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 10.98 Key: 35.69copy color code
YIQY: 140.42 I: -37.121 Q: -20.832copy color code
XYZX: 22.875 Y: 30.9 Z: 31.945copy color code
CIE LabL:62.423 a:-27.018 b:2.316copy color code
CIE LuvL:62.423 u:-33.012 v:7.568copy color code
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Hunter lab55.588, -23.824, 4.839copy color code
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