Tea Leaf Mouse Color


Tea Leaf Mouse is pale, warm-toned shade of cool yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm blue, cool red or cool cyan

Inverse Color #777181
Complementary Color #847e8e
Color Shade: cool yellow (82.5° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 52.55% (better contrasting with white)
Tea Leaf Mouse Color Sample
Tea Leaf Mouse Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #888e7e

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Tea Leaf Mouse Color. The Contemplative color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Evergreen Trail (#6f7568) for more calm effect. Try Fern Leaf as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#847e8e is the best complementary color to Tea Leaf Mouse. Warm blue shades generally complement the cool yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #888e7e complementary color is Topaz, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm yellow, cool yellow, and warm green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Bitter are #8e8c7e and #808e7e. Thus found on the left and right of #888e7e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Granite Green and Stack colors as they work well with Tea Leaf Mouse.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Tea Leaf Mouse palette consists of #8c7e8e and #7e808e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#847e8e). Try Mamba and Waterloo colors in combination with #888e7e, 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 #888e7e offers a combination of warm magenta and cool cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Tea Leaf Mouse. Thus Venus and Oslo Gray giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Tea Leaf Mouse contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Topaz, Gunsmoke, and Hurricane split by 90° on the color wheel. #888e7e square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue and cool 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. Tea Leaf Mouse tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#847e8e) and two others. The Oslo Gray is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Schooner – 120° from the complementary Topaz. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #7e888e and #8e847e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #888e7e is made of 34% red, 35% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Tea Leaf Mouse has a hue angle of 82.5°, a saturation of 6.61% and a lightness of 52.55%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #888e7e is made of 2.36% cyan, 0% magenta, 6.28% yellow and 44.31% black ink.

HEX #888e7e
RGB Decimal rgb(136,142,126)
RGB Percentage 34%, 35%, 31%
CMYK 2.36, 0, 6.28, 44.31
HSL hsl(82.5,6.61%,52.55%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(82.5,11.27%,55.69%)
CIE-LAB lab(58.1192,-5.2497,7.7717)
XYZ xyz(23.5922,26.0866,23.5304)