Sherwin Williams Active Green SW 6986

Let’s dive into a full Active Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6986. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Active Green SW 6986
Color code:SW 6986
Color name:Active Green
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Active Green for bedroom

Sherwin Williams Active Green bedroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green bedroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green bedroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Active Green for living room

Sherwin Williams Active Green living room interior
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Sherwin Williams Active Green victorian house interior
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Sherwin Williams Active Green cozy living room
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Sherwin Williams Active Green living room walls
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Sherwin Williams Active Green living room
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Sherwin Williams Active Green japandi interior
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Sherwin Williams Active Green living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6986 for bathroom

Sherwin Williams Active Green bathroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green minimalist bathroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green bathroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green minimalist bathroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green bathroom
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Sherwin Williams Active Green minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 6986 on kitchen cabinets

Sherwin Williams Active Green kitchen cabinets
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Sherwin Williams Active Green kitchen cabinets
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Sherwin Williams Active Green small kitchen cabinets
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Sherwin Williams Active Green kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Active Green reviews

Sherwin Williams Active Green wall
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Sherwin Williams Active Green kitchen painted backsplash
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Sherwin Williams Active Green kitchen backsplash
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Sherwin Williams Active Green kitchen review
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Sherwin Williams Active Green kitchen cabinets
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Sherwin Williams Active Green kidsroom interior, children's room
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Sherwin Williams Active Green modern interior
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Sherwin Williams Active Green living room interior
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Sherwin Williams Active Green living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

What are Sherwin Williams Active Green undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Active Green 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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G
B

HEX value

HEX value:

#6CCCA5

RGB code:

108, 204, 165

Is Sherwin Williams Active Green SW 6986 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 156° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6986 Active Green HSL code: 156, 48%, 61%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Active Green:

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 6986 Active Green

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

Active Green SW 6986 vs Cooled Blue SW 6759

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Sherwin Williams Active Green SW 6986 vs Sherwin Williams Cooled Blue SW 6759Open Active Green SW 6986
LRV: 49.35%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 41.43%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold