Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw

Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 2149-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Timothy Straw paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2149-40. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Timothy Straw 2149-40
Color code:2149-40
Color name:Timothy Straw
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Timothy Straw 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 Timothy Straw

Timothy Straw 2149-40 has an LRV of 47.16% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 47.16% 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 Timothy Straw undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

198, 185, 132

Is Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 2149-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2149-40 Timothy Straw HSL code: 48, 37%, 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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Timothy Straw:

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

Timothy Straw 2149-40 vs Sweet Daphne 529

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

Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 2149-40 vs Benjamin Moore Sweet Daphne 529Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 2149-40
LRV: 47.16%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 50.07%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Timothy Straw 2149-40 vs Turkish Bay Leaf CSP-885

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 2149-40 vs Benjamin Moore Turkish Bay Leaf CSP-885Benjamin Moore Timothy Straw 2149-40
LRV: 47.16%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49.41%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C6B984copy color code
RGB Decimal198, 185, 132copy color code
RGB Percent77.65%, 72.55%, 51.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 33.33% Value: 77.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 37, 65)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.57 Yellow: 33.33 Key: 22.35copy color code
YIQY: 182.845 I: 24.778 Q: -13.744copy color code
XYZX: 44.803 Y: 48.371 Z: 28.8copy color code
CIE LabL:75.058 a:-3.365 b:28.614copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.058 u:11.057 v:38.817copy color code
Decimal13023620copy color code
Hunter lab69.549, -6.724, 24.133copy color code
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