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Matte Cream Color

HEX #FBFAD9 / RGB (251, 250, 217)

A bit of cream

What is Matte Cream Color?

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Matte Cream has the hex code #FBFAD9. The equivalent RGB values are (251, 250, 217), which means it is composed of 35% red, 35% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:14 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Matte Cream has a hue of 58°, 14% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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.

Matte Cream is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Matte Cream Color Codes

Hex Code#FBFAD9
RGB Values(251, 250, 217)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 14%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(58°, 14%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#040526 [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#D9DAFB [Pale Lavender]
Matte Cream Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EFEFEF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F7F7F7
Weighted Average (Luma)#F8F8F8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F4F4F4

Matte Cream Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FBFAD9. Complementary color is D9DAFB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Matte Cream is Pale Lavender with the hex code #D9DAFB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FBFAD9 color is offered by #D9DAFB. 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 (FBFAD9, EBFBD9 and FBE9D9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Matte Cream (#FBFAD9) are Nyanza (#EBFBD9) and Antique White (#FBE9D9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Matte 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 (FBFAD9, D9EBFB and E9D9FB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Matte Cream (#FBFAD9) are #D9EBFB (Azureish White) and #E9D9FB (Lavender (Web)). 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 (FBFAD9, D9FBFA and FAD9FB)

Triadic Palette

Matte Cream triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D9FBFA (Light Cyan) and #FAD9FB (Pink Lace) along with #FBFAD9 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 (FBFAD9, D9FBFA, D9DAFB and FBD9DA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Matte Cream has four colors - #D9FBFA (Light Cyan), #D9DAFB (Pale Lavender) and #FBD9DA (Pale Pink) in addition to the base color (#FBFAD9). 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 (FBFAD9, D9FBE9, D9DAFB and FBD9EB)

Square Palette

Matte Cream square color palette has #D9FBE9 (Aero Blue), #D9DAFB (Pale Lavender) and #FBD9EB (Mimi Pink). 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

Matte Cream Color Rainbow Palette

Our Matte 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 Matte Cream Color


  • Transparent FCFBE1FCFBE1
  • Transparent FCFCE4FCFCE4
  • Transparent FDFCE8FDFCE8
  • Transparent FDFDECFDFDEC
  • Transparent FDFDF0FDFDF0
  • Transparent FEFEF4FEFEF4
  • Transparent FEFEF7FEFEF7
  • Transparent FFFFFBFFFFFB


  • Transparent E2E2C7E2E2C7
  • Transparent D6D5BED6D5BE
  • Transparent CAC9B5CAC9B5
  • Transparent BEBDADBEBDAD
  • Transparent B1B1A4B1B1A4
  • Transparent A5A59BA5A59B
  • Transparent 999892999892
  • Transparent 8C8C898C8C89


  • Transparent C9C8AEC9C8AE
  • Transparent B0AF98B0AF98
  • Transparent 979682979682
  • Transparent 7E7D6D7E7D6D
  • Transparent 646457646457
  • Transparent 4B4B414B4B41
  • Transparent 32322B32322B
  • Transparent 191916191916

Matte Cream Color Patterns

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    Matte Cream Gingham Checks

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    Matte Cream Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Cream Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Cream Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Cream Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Cream Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Cream Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Cream Plaid Pattern

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