Little Greene Woad

Little Greene Woad 251 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Woad paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 251. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Woad 251
Color code:251
Color name:Woad
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

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What are Little Greene Woad undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

67, 99, 130

Is Little Greene Woad 251 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

251 Woad HSL code: 210, 32%, 39%

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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Woad:

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.

Darker shades

Little Greene 251 Woad

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

Woad 251 vs Vardo 288

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.

Little Greene Woad 251 vs Farrow and Ball Vardo 288Little Greene Woad 251
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.34%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Woad 251 vs Hicks' Blue 208

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Little Greene Woad 251 vs Little Greene Hicks' Blue 208Little Greene Woad 251
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 10%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#436382copy color code
RGB Decimal67, 99, 130copy color code
RGB Percent26.27%, 38.82%, 50.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 210° Saturation: 48.46% Value: 50.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(210, 32, 39)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 48.46 Magenta: 23.85 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 49.02copy color code
YIQY: 92.966 I: -29.03 Q: 2.878copy color code
XYZX: 10.804 Y: 11.728 Z: 22.807copy color code
CIE LabL:40.78 a:-2.535 b:-20.881copy color code
CIE LuvL:40.78 u:-15.087 v:-28.97copy color code
Decimal4416386copy color code
Hunter lab34.246, -3.616, -15.514copy color code
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