Little Greene Silt

Little Greene Silt 40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Silt paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 40. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Silt 40
Color code:40
Color name:Silt
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England, Colour Scales

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What are Little Greene Silt undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

133, 126, 108

Is Little Greene Silt 40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

40 Silt HSL code: 43, 10%, 47%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Little Greene Silt:

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

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

Silt 40 vs Baluster 321

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

Little Greene Silt 40 vs Little Greene Baluster 321Little Greene Silt 40
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Silt 40 vs Mouse's Back 40

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Little Greene Silt 40 vs Farrow and Ball Mouse's Back 40Little Greene Silt 40
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#857e6ccopy color code
RGB Decimal133, 126, 108copy color code
RGB Percent52.16%, 49.41%, 42.35%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 18.8% Value: 52.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 10, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.26 Yellow: 18.8 Key: 47.84copy color code
YIQY: 126.041 I: 9.955 Q: -4.121copy color code
XYZX: 19.84 Y: 20.991 Z: 17.19copy color code
CIE LabL:52.94 a:-0.554 b:10.768copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.94 u:5.237 v:14.277copy color code
Decimal8748652copy color code
Hunter lab45.816, -2.881, 9.826copy color code
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