Old Lace

HEX #FDF5E6 / RGB (253, 245, 230)


What is Old Lace Color?

Old Lace (Hex code: FDF5E6) Thumbnail

Old Lace has the hex code #FDF5E6. The equivalent RGB values are (253, 245, 230), which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:9 K:1. In the HSV/HSB scale, Old Lace has a hue of 39°, 9% saturation and a brightness value of 99%.
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.

An extremely pale tint of orange (as per the RGB color model), the color was named so because it looks like the color of old lace. Because it is included in the X11 and web colors lists, one can use the name, “OldLace” instead of the hexadecimal or other values.

Old Lace Color Codes

Hex Code#FDF5E6
RGB Values(253, 245, 230)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 9%, 1%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 9%, 99%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#020A19 [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#E6EEFD [Lavender (Web)]
Old Lace Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#F3F3F3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F6F6F6
Weighted Average (Luma)#F6F6F6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F3F3F3

Old Lace Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FDF5E6. Complementary color is E6EEFD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Old Lace is Lavender (Web) with the hex code #E6EEFD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FDF5E6 color is offered by #E6EEFD. 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 (FDF5E6, FAFDE6 and FDEAE6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Old Lace (#FDF5E6) are Cosmic Latte (#FAFDE6) and Linen (#FDEAE6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Old Lace 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 (FDF5E6, E6FAFD and EAE6FD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Old Lace (#FDF5E6) are #E6FAFD (Bubbles) and #EAE6FD (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 (FDF5E6, E6FDF5 and F5E6FD)

Triadic Palette

Old Lace triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E6FDF5 (Bubbles) and #F5E6FD (Magnolia) along with #FDF5E6 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 (FDF5E6, E6FDF5, E6EEFD and FDE6EE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Old Lace has four colors - #E6FDF5 (Bubbles), #E6EEFD (Lavender (Web)) and #FDE6EE (Pink Lace) in addition to the base color (#FDF5E6). 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 (FDF5E6, E6FDEA, E6EEFD and FDE6FA)

Square Palette

Old Lace square color palette has #E6FDEA (Honeydew), #E6EEFD (Lavender (Web)) and #FDE6FA (Pink Lace). 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

Old Lace Color Rainbow Palette

Our Old Lace 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 Old Lace Color


  • Transparent FDF7EB#FDF7EB
  • Transparent FEF8EE#FEF8EE
  • Transparent FEF9F0#FEF9F0
  • Transparent FEFAF3#FEFAF3
  • Transparent FEFBF5#FEFBF5
  • Transparent FEFCF8#FEFCF8
  • Transparent FFFDFA#FFFDFA
  • Transparent FFFEFD#FFFEFD


  • Transparent E4DED2#E4DED2
  • Transparent D8D2C7#D8D2C7
  • Transparent CBC6BD#CBC6BD
  • Transparent BFBBB3#BFBBB3
  • Transparent B2AFA9#B2AFA9
  • Transparent A6A39F#A6A39F
  • Transparent 999794#999794
  • Transparent 8D8C8A#8D8C8A


  • Transparent CAC4B8#CAC4B8
  • Transparent B1ACA1#B1ACA1
  • Transparent 98938A#98938A
  • Transparent 7F7B73#7F7B73
  • Transparent 65625C#65625C
  • Transparent 4C4A45#4C4A45
  • Transparent 33312E#33312E
  • Transparent 191917#191917

Old Lace Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Lace Plaid Pattern

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