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Tikkurila Dough F398 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dough paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful F398. 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.

Color code:F398
Color name:Dough

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  • Interior with paint color Tikkurila Dough F398
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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 Dough

Dough F398 has an LRV of 82.1% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 82.10% 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 Tikkurila Dough undertones?

Red is Tikkurila Dough 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

245, 232, 214

Is Tikkurila Dough F398 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

F398 Dough HSL code: 35, 61%, 90%

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 Beige 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.

Color comparison

Dough F398 vs Steam G497

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Tikkurila Dough F398 vs Tikkurila Steam G497Open Dough F398
LRV: 82.1%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 78.84%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Dough F398 vs Cloud Y481

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

Tikkurila Dough F398 vs Tikkurila Cloud Y481Open Dough F398
LRV: 82.1%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 77.98%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#F5E8D6copy color code
RGB Decimal245, 232, 214copy color code
RGB Percent96.08%, 90.98%, 83.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 12.65% Value: 96.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 61, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.31 Yellow: 12.65 Key: 3.92copy color code
YIQY: 233.835 I: 13.531 Q: -2.852copy color code
XYZX: 78.648 Y: 81.982 Z: 75.281copy color code
CIE LabL:92.567 a:1.451 b:10.334copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.567 u:8.678 v:15.143copy color code
Decimal16115926copy color code
Hunter lab90.544, -3.403, 14.085copy color code