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Cream Color

HEX #FFFDD0 / RGB (255, 253, 208)

Cream in a bowl

What is Cream Color?

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Cream has the hex code #FFFDD0. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 253, 208), which means it is composed of 36% red, 35% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:18 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cream has a hue of 57°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Cream color is a extreme pale tint of yellow lying between the color of milk (whitish) to butter (light yellow). The name comes from the cream produced by cattle that have fed in natural pastures with plants rich in yellow carotenoids. Cream is often used to color the skin of characters in anime art.

Cream is not part of the web colors list and can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

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Cream Color Codes

Hex Code#FFFDD0
RGB Values(255, 253, 208)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 18%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(57°, 18%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#00022F [Cetacean Blue]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#D0D2FF [Lavender Blue]
Cream Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EFEFEF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F9F9F9
Weighted Average (Luma)#FAFAFA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F5F5F5

Cream Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFFDD0. Complementary color is D0D2FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cream is Lavender Blue with the hex code #D0D2FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFFDD0 color is offered by #D0D2FF. 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 (FFFDD0, EAFFD0 and FFE6D0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cream (#FFFDD0) are Nyanza (#EAFFD0) and Flesh (#FFE6D0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cream 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 (FFFDD0, D0EAFF and E6D0FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cream (#FFFDD0) are #D0EAFF (Water) and #E6D0FF (Pale Lavender). 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 (FFFDD0, D0FFFD and FDD0FF)

Triadic Palette

Cream triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D0FFFD (Water) and #FDD0FF (Shampoo) along with #FFFDD0 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 (FFFDD0, D0FFFD, D0D2FF and FFD0D2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cream has four colors - #D0FFFD (Water), #D0D2FF (Lavender Blue) and #FFD0D2 (Light Red) in addition to the base color (#FFFDD0). 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 (FFFDD0, D0FFE6, D0D2FF and FFD0EA)

Square Palette

Cream square color palette has #D0FFE6 (Aero Blue), #D0D2FF (Lavender Blue) and #FFD0EA (Classic Rose). 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

Cream Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cream 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 Cream Color


  • Transparent FFFDD9FFFDD9
  • Transparent FFFEDEFFFEDE
  • Transparent FFFEE3FFFEE3
  • Transparent FFFEE8FFFEE8
  • Transparent FFFEECFFFEEC
  • Transparent FFFEF1FFFEF1
  • Transparent FFFFF6FFFFF6
  • Transparent FFFFFAFFFFFA


  • Transparent E6E4C0E6E4C0
  • Transparent D9D8B8D9D8B8
  • Transparent CCCBB0CCCBB0
  • Transparent C0BFA8C0BFA8
  • Transparent B3B2A0B3B2A0
  • Transparent A6A698A6A698
  • Transparent 999990999990
  • Transparent 8D8D888D8D88


  • Transparent CCCAA6CCCAA6
  • Transparent B3B192B3B192
  • Transparent 99987D99987D
  • Transparent 807F68807F68
  • Transparent 666553666553
  • Transparent 4D4C3E4D4C3E
  • Transparent 33332A33332A
  • Transparent 1A19151A1915

Cream Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Cream Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cream Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cream Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cream Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cream Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cream Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cream Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cream Plaid Pattern

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