Sherwin Williams After the Rain SW 9047 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full After the Rain paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9047. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:After the Rain SW 9047
Color code:SW 9047
Color name:After the Rain
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

After the Rain for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain 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.

After the Rain for living room

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

Sherwin Williams SW 9047 for bathroom

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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain 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 9047 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain 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 After the Rain reviews

  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain wall
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams After the Rain 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.

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What are Sherwin Williams After the Rain undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams After the Rain 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:

#8BC4D1

RGB code:

139, 196, 209

Is Sherwin Williams After the Rain SW 9047 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 191° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9047 After the Rain HSL code: 191, 43%, 68%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 After the Rain:

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.

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

After the Rain SW 9047 vs Holiday Turquoise SW 0075

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 After the Rain SW 9047 vs Sherwin Williams Holiday Turquoise SW 0075Open After the Rain SW 9047
LRV: 49.42%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 49.38%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

After the Rain SW 9047 vs Rest Assured SW 9061

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Sherwin Williams After the Rain SW 9047 vs Sherwin Williams Rest Assured SW 9061Open After the Rain SW 9047
LRV: 49.42%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 48.64%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

LRV of After the Rain

After the Rain SW 9047 has an LRV of 49.42% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 49.42% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#8bc4d1copy color code
RGB Decimal139, 196, 209copy color code
RGB Percent54.51%, 76.86%, 81.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 191° Saturation: 33.49% Value: 81.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(191, 43, 68)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 33.49 Magenta: 6.22 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 18.04copy color code
YIQY: 180.439 I: -38.144 Q: -8.012copy color code
XYZX: 41.891 Y: 49.57 Z: 67.665copy color code
CIE LabL:75.805 a:-15.2 b:-12.389copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.805 u:-27.902 v:-16.74copy color code
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Hunter lab70.406, -17.003, -7.698copy color code
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