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Benjamin Moore Sweet 'n Sour

Benjamin Moore Sweet 'n Sour 103 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sweet 'n Sour paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 103. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Sweet 'n Sour 103
Color code:103
Color name:Sweet 'n Sour
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Sweet 'n Sour for 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 warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Sweet 'n Sour

Sweet 'n Sour 103 has an LRV of 38.58% 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 38.58% 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 Sweet 'n Sour undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Sweet 'n Sour 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#DA9B72

RGB code:

218, 155, 114

Is Benjamin Moore Sweet 'n Sour 103 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 24° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

103 Sweet 'n Sour HSL code: 24, 58%, 65%

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 Red 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 Sweet 'n Sour:

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

Sweet 'n Sour 103 vs Tuscan Tile CSP-1130

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

Benjamin Moore Sweet 'n Sour 103 vs Benjamin Moore Tuscan Tile CSP-1130Benjamin Moore Sweet 'n Sour 103
LRV: 38.58%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 36.61%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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FormatCode
HEX#DA9B72copy color code
RGB Decimal218, 155, 114copy color code
RGB Percent85.49%, 60.78%, 44.71%copy color code
HSVHue: 24° Saturation: 47.71% Value: 85.49%copy color code
HSLhsl(24, 58, 65)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 28.9 Yellow: 47.71 Key: 14.51copy color code
YIQY: 169.163 I: 50.717 Q: 0.568copy color code
XYZX: 43.674 Y: 39.566 Z: 21.252copy color code
CIE LabL:69.159 a:18.765 b:30.813copy color code
CIE LuvL:69.159 u:46.209 v:35.695copy color code
Decimal14326642copy color code
Hunter lab62.902, 13.858, 24.0copy color code