HEX #F8F3ED / RGB (248, 243, 237)

What is Alabaster Color?

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Alabaster has the hex code #F8F3ED. The equivalent RGB values are (248, 243, 237), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:5 K:3. In the HSV/HSB scale, Alabaster has a hue of 33°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 97%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Named after the mineral, alabaster is a beautiful shade of white with a hint of red/orange. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, alabaster can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Alabaster Color Codes

Hex Code#F8F3ED
RGB Values(248, 243, 237)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 5%, 3%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 4%, 97%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#070C12 [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Closest Pantone®663 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#EDF2F8 [Anti-Flash White]
Alabaster Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#F3F3F3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F4F4F4
Weighted Average (Luma)#F4F4F4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F2F2F2

Alabaster Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F8F3ED. Complementary color is EDF2F8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Alabaster is Anti-Flash White with the hex code #EDF2F8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F8F3ED color is offered by #EDF2F8. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (F8F3ED, F8F8ED and F8EEED)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Alabaster (#F8F3ED) are Seashell (#F8F8ED) and Isabelline (#F8EEED). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Alabaster with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (F8F3ED, EDF8F8 and EEEDF8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Alabaster (#F8F3ED) are #EDF8F8 (Alice Blue) and #EEEDF8 (Anti-Flash White). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (F8F3ED, EDF8F3 and F3EDF8)

Triadic Palette

Alabaster triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #EDF8F3 (Anti-Flash White) and #F3EDF8 (Anti-Flash White) along with #F8F3ED create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (F8F3ED, EDF8F3, EDF2F8 and F8EDF2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Alabaster has four colors - #EDF8F3 (Anti-Flash White), #EDF2F8 (Anti-Flash White) and #F8EDF2 (Isabelline) in addition to the base color (#F8F3ED). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (F8F3ED, EDF8EE, EDF2F8 and F8EDF8)

Square Palette

Alabaster square color palette has #EDF8EE (Honeydew), #EDF2F8 (Anti-Flash White) and #F8EDF8 (Lavender Blush). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Alabaster Color Rainbow Palette

Our Alabaster rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Alabaster Color


  • Transparent F9F5F1#F9F5F1
  • Transparent FAF7F2#FAF7F2
  • Transparent FBF8F4#FBF8F4
  • Transparent FCF9F6#FCF9F6
  • Transparent FCFAF8#FCFAF8
  • Transparent FDFBFA#FDFBFA
  • Transparent FEFDFB#FEFDFB
  • Transparent FEFEFD#FEFEFD


  • Transparent E0DCD7#E0DCD7
  • Transparent D4D1CC#D4D1CC
  • Transparent C8C5C1#C8C5C1
  • Transparent BCBAB7#BCBAB7
  • Transparent B0AEAC#B0AEAC
  • Transparent A4A3A1#A4A3A1
  • Transparent 989796#989796
  • Transparent 8C8C8B#8C8C8B


  • Transparent C6C2BE#C6C2BE
  • Transparent AEAAA6#AEAAA6
  • Transparent 95928E#95928E
  • Transparent 7C7A77#7C7A77
  • Transparent 63615F#63615F
  • Transparent 4A4947#4A4947
  • Transparent 32312F#32312F
  • Transparent 191818#191818

Alabaster Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alabaster Plaid Pattern

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