Little Greene Carys

Little Greene Carys 148 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Carys paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 148. 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:Carys 148
Color code:148
Color name:Carys
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

Carys reviews

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  • Little Greene Carys 148 bathroom
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  • Little Greene Carys 148 bathroom
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  • Little Greene Carys 148 bathroom
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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 Carys

Carys 148 has an LRV of 74.95% 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 74.95% 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 Little Greene Carys undertones?

Yellow is Little Greene Carys 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

255, 229, 123

Is Little Greene Carys 148 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

148 Carys HSL code: 48, 100%, 74%

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.

Color comparison

Carys 148 vs Citron 74

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Little Greene Carys 148 vs Farrow and Ball Citron 74Little Greene Carys 148
LRV: 74.95%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 64.71%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Carys 148 vs Yellow Ground 218

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Little Greene Carys 148 vs Farrow and Ball Yellow Ground 218Little Greene Carys 148
LRV: 74.95%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 63.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ffe57bcopy color code
RGB Decimal255, 229, 123copy color code
RGB Percent100.00%, 89.80%, 48.24%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 51.76% Value: 100.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 100, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 10.2 Yellow: 51.76 Key: 0.0copy color code
YIQY: 224.69 I: 49.556 Q: -27.487copy color code
XYZX: 72.837 Y: 78.732 Z: 30.094copy color code
CIE LabL:91.113 a:-4.141 b:54.4copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.113 u:22.41 v:69.704copy color code
Decimal16770427copy color code
Hunter lab88.731, -8.754, 42.003copy color code
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