Chalet Green Color


Chalet Green is calm, warm-toned shade of yellow green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with violet, mid red or blue cyan

Inverse Color #ae91c2
Complementary Color #5a3d6e
Color Shade: yellow green (95.51° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 33.53% (better contrasting with white)
Chalet Green Color Sample
Chalet Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #516e3d

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Chalet Green Color. The Beyond the Pines color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Woodland Nymph (#69804b) for more calm effect. Try Happy Camper as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5a3d6e is the best complementary color to Chalet Green. Violet shades generally complement the yellow green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #516e3d complementary color is Voodoo, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid yellow, yellow green, and mid green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Chalet Green are #696e3d and #3d6e41. Thus found on the left and right of #516e3d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Verdigris and Killarney colors as they work well with Chalet Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Chalet Green palette consists of #6e3d69 and #413d6e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5a3d6e). Try Cosmic and East Bay colors in combination with #516e3d, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #516e3d offers a combination of red magenta and blue cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Chalet Green. Thus Cosmic and Fiord giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Chalet Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Voodoo, William, and Congo Brown split by 90° on the color wheel. #516e3d square combo is a palette of yellow green, mid cyan, violet and mid red shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Chalet Green tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#5a3d6e) and two others. The Fiord is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Yellow Metal – 120° from the complementary Voodoo. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #3d516e and #6e5a3d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #516e3d is made of 32% red, 44% green and 24% blue. In a HSL mode Chalet Green has a hue angle of 95.51°, a saturation of 28.65% and a lightness of 33.53%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #516e3d is made of 11.38% cyan, 0% magenta, 19.22% yellow and 56.86% black ink.

HEX #516e3d
RGB Decimal rgb(81,110,61)
RGB Percentage 32%, 44%, 24%
CMYK 11.38, 0, 19.22, 56.86
HSL hsl(95.51,28.65%,33.53%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(95.51,44.55%,43.14%)
CIE-LAB lab(43.1199,-20.2762,23.9544)
XYZ xyz(9.8116,13.2381,6.453)