Almond Frost Color


Almond Frost is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #657987
Complementary Color #788b9a
Color Shade: warm red (24.71° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 53.73% (better contrasting with white)
Almond Frost Color Sample
Almond Frost Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9a8678

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Almond Frost Color. The China Cinnamon color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Milk Coffee Brown (#966f5d) for more energetic effect. Try Ruskie as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#788b9a is the best complementary color to Almond Frost. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #9a8678 complementary color is Slate Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Pale Oyster are #9a787a and #9a9778. Thus found on the left and right of #9a8678 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bazaar and Gurkha colors as they work well with Almond Frost.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Almond Frost palette consists of #787a9a and #789a97 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#788b9a). Try Waterloo and Juniper colors in combination with #9a8678, 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 #9a8678 offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Almond Frost. Thus Mobster and Oxley giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Almond Frost contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Slate Gray, Amulet, and Mamba split by 90° on the color wheel. #9a8678 square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool magenta 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. Almond Frost tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#788b9a) and two others. The Oxley is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mountbatten Pink – 120° from the complementary Slate Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #789a86 and #9a788b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9a8678 is made of 38% red, 33% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Almond Frost has a hue angle of 24.71°, a saturation of 14.41% and a lightness of 53.73%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9a8678 is made of 0% cyan, 7.84% magenta, 13.33% yellow and 39.61% black ink.

HEX #9a8678
RGB Decimal rgb(154,134,120)
RGB Percentage 38%, 33%, 29%
CMYK 0, 7.84, 13.33, 39.61
HSL hsl(24.71,14.41%,53.73%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(24.71,22.08%,60.39%)
CIE-LAB lab(57.3436,5.2519,10.3212)
XYZ xyz(25.2417,25.2763,21.3177)