SW 6050

Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell

Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell SW 6050 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Abalone Shell paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6050. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Abalone Shell SW 6050
Color code:SW 6050
Color name:Abalone Shell
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, Trendsetter

Abalone Shell for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Abalone Shell

Abalone Shell SW 6050 has an LRV of 59.51% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 59.51% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#DBC7BD

RGB code:

219, 199, 189

Is Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell SW 6050 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 20° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6050 Abalone Shell HSL code: 20, 29%, 80%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6050 Abalone Shell

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Abalone Shell SW 6050 vs Malted Milk SW 6057

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell SW 6050 vs Sherwin Williams Malted Milk SW 6057Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell SW 6050
LRV: 59.51%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.56%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Abalone Shell SW 6050 vs Unfussy Beige SW 6043

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell SW 6050 vs Sherwin Williams Unfussy Beige SW 6043Sherwin Williams Abalone Shell SW 6050
LRV: 59.51%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.43%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#dbc7bdcopy color code
RGB Decimal219, 199, 189copy color code
RGB Percent85.88%, 78.04%, 74.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 20° Saturation: 13.7% Value: 85.88%copy color code
HSLhsl(20, 29, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 9.13 Yellow: 13.7 Key: 14.12copy color code
YIQY: 203.84 I: 15.131 Q: 1.119copy color code
XYZX: 58.821 Y: 59.582 Z: 56.532copy color code
CIE LabL:81.611 a:5.354 b:7.547copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.611 u:12.553 v:10.112copy color code
Decimal14403517copy color code
Hunter lab77.19, 0.941, 10.61copy color code
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