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Benjamin Moore Williams Revere Pewter: a complete color review

Looking for the perfect greige paint color that isn’t too light or too dark? Let’s talk about Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter and if it might be perfect for your home!

Greige paint colors are super popular because they are neutral but not boring and a great way to paint your walls if you want to be able to mix up your decor down the line.

There are a ton of greige paint options, some lighter and some with more pigment to them.

If you are looking for a mid-toned greige that isn’t too light, Revere Pewter is an awesome option!

benjamin moore revere pewter paint color guide

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter HC-172

Revere Pewter is a super popular mid toned greige paint color. It is a wonderful warm paint color with just enough depth to keep it from getting washed out, without it looking dark in most rooms.

Color Family

Revere Pewter is in the greige color family.

Light Reflectance Value

55.05

Light Reflective Value is the measurement of how much light a color bounces around. This is on a scale of 0 to 100 with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white.

At an LRV of 55, Revere Pewter is a mid-toned color. It is dark enough that it won’t wash out in bright light, without being overly dark.

RGB Colors

R:204 G:196 B:184

RGB describes the amount of each color – red, green, and blue – present in a color. This is on a scale of 0 to 255 for each color. This is basically the color mix to make the color!

Hex Code

#ccc4b8

Revere-Pewter

Undertones

Revere Pewter is a greige paint color with warm undertones. It has neutral, earthy tones to it. It does not have yellow or gold undertones but sometimes can read slightly green.

Revere Pewter is often called a muddy color – this just means that it has a bit of brown to it.

In a north facing room, it will appear more gray. In a south facing room, it will look more beige.

It’s very important to swatch colors on your wall to be sure they look good – day and night – in your actual space before committing.

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Best uses

Since this color is so neutral, it is perfect for a whole house paint color.

I love the medium or mid-toned color depth. That means that it is great even if your room is very bright – it won’t get washed out.

If your room is dark and poorly lit, this color will look darker or muddier. It might not be a great fit for darker rooms!

This is also a popular pick for gray kitchen cabinets. This is a great case to pair Revere Pewter cabinets or trim with white walls!

Revere Pewter is also excellent for the exterior of a home. It has just enough pigment that the bright sunlight won’t wash it completely out! The natural lighting will warm it up and have it leaning more beige than gray.

Benjamin moore revere pewter bedroom

Similar Colors

  • Benjamin Moore Brushed Aluminum
  • Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray
  • Sherwin Williams Simple Stone
  • Behr Botton Gray
  • Behr Wheat Bread
  • Valspar Brown Buzz

Coordinating Colors

This color is so neutral that it pairs well with a variety of accent colors. My favorite Revere Pewter complimentary colors are dark greige and earthy green.

Dark greige:

  • BM Chelsea Gray
  • BM Wrought Iron
  • BM Thunder
  • BM Amherst Gray

Greens:

  • BM Green Grove
  • BM Rolling Hills
  • BM Pleasant Valley
Benjamin moore revere pewter living room

Trim Colors

I think that Revere Pewter looks best with a soft white trim paint color.

Soft white trim colors:

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter color palette

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Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter paint color palette

FAQS

What are the undertones of BM Revere Pewter?

Revere Pewter has a warm, neutral beige undertone.

Is Revere Pewter outdated?

Revere Pewter itself is not outdated, but people tend to be moving from gray paint colors to white for neutrals.

Is BM Revere Pewter warm or cool?

Revere Pewter is a warm toned greige paint color with very neutral undertones.

Benjamin moore revere pewter exterior

What color is similar to Revere Pewter?

Sherwin Williams Worldly Gray is a popular option for an alternative to Revere Pewter.

Revere pewter vs agreeable gray

Agreeable Gray is lighter than Revere Pewter, with a bit of green to it, while Revere Pewter is more neutral.

Accessible Beige vs Revere Pewter

Accessible Beige is lighter and more warm toned compared to Revere Pewter.

Still not sure what paint color to choose?

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