Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay

Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay 347 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sunshine on the Bay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 347. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Sunshine on the Bay 347
Color code:347
Color name:Sunshine on the Bay
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Sunshine on the Bay

Sunshine on the Bay 347 has an LRV of 72.82% 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 72.82% 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 Sunshine on the Bay undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

243, 228, 156

Is Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay 347 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 50° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

347 Sunshine on the Bay HSL code: 50, 78%, 78%

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 Sunshine on the Bay:

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

Color comparison

Sunshine on the Bay 347 vs Sunny Side Up 367

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay 347 vs Benjamin Moore Sunny Side Up 367Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay 347
LRV: 72.82%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.94%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Sunshine on the Bay 347 vs City Scape Morning 368

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay 347 vs Benjamin Moore City Scape Morning 368Benjamin Moore Sunshine on the Bay 347
LRV: 72.82%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 69.96%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F3E49Ccopy color code
RGB Decimal243, 228, 156copy color code
RGB Percent95.29%, 89.41%, 61.18%copy color code
HSVHue: 50° Saturation: 35.8% Value: 95.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(50, 78, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.17 Yellow: 35.8 Key: 4.71copy color code
YIQY: 224.277 I: 32.075 Q: -19.233copy color code
XYZX: 70.707 Y: 76.944 Z: 42.571copy color code
CIE LabL:90.296 a:-5.123 b:37.024copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.296 u:13.221 v:51.233copy color code
Decimal15983772copy color code
Hunter lab87.718, -9.622, 32.628copy color code
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