SW 7008

Sherwin Williams Alabaster

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 paint color review

Color code:SW 7008
Color name:Alabaster
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Nurturer, Top 50 Colors, Senior Living Cool Foundations, Pottery Barn, Finest Whites, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, Living Well - Unplug, Timeless White, 2016 Pura Vida, 2022 Ephemera, 2021 Encounter

What color is Alabaster by Sherwin Williams?

Sherwin Williams Alabaster is a warm and creamy off-white color with a subtle hint of yellow undertones, making it a perfect choice for creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere in any space. It is a versatile color that pairs well with other neutrals like grays, beige, and taupe, and also works well with bold and bright accent colors. Alabaster has been named Sherwin Williams' color of the year in 2016, and since then, it has become a popular choice for interior designers and homeowners alike. It works particularly well for creating a crisp and fresh look on walls, cabinetry, and trim.

What is the undertone of Sherwin Williams Alabaster?

Sherwin Williams Alabaster has warm undertones that give it a creamy and cozy feel. It is considered a warm white with beige undertones that make it a versatile and neutral color choice. These beige undertones add depth to the color, making it an excellent option for those who want a white that isn't too stark or cool. Alabaster is a popular color choice for walls, trim, and cabinets, as it works well in a variety of design styles.

Alabaster 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 Alabaster

Alabaster SW 7008 has an LRV of 82% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 82.00% 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 Alabaster undertones?

Yellow is Sherwin Williams Alabaster 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:

#EDEAE0

RGB code:

237, 234, 224

Is Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 46° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7008 Alabaster HSL code: 46, 27%, 90%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Alabaster:

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 7008 Alabaster

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

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Creamy SW 7012

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Creamy SW 7012Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 81%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Swiss Coffee OC-45

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee OC-45Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 83.33%
White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Antique White SW 6119

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Antique White SW 6119Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72.45%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Alabaster OC-129

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Benjamin Moore Alabaster OC-129Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.08%
White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Dover White SW 6385

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Dover White SW 6385Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82.52%
White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Crushed Ice SW 7647

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Crushed Ice SW 7647Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Repose Gray SW 7015

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Repose Gray SW 7015Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.22%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Agreeable Gray SW 7029

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray SW 7029Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Aesthetic White SW 7035

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Aesthetic White SW 7035Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.1%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs City Loft SW 7631

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams City Loft SW 7631Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.15%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs White Dove OC-17

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Benjamin Moore White Dove OC-17Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84.91%
White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Pure White SW 7005

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 Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Pure White SW 7005Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 83.96%
White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Shoji White SW 7042

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Shoji White SW 7042Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.34%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Pure White RAL 9010

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs RAL Classic Pure White RAL 9010Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color pairings

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Urbane Bronze SW 7048

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze SW 7048Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Iron Ore SW 7069

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Iron Ore SW 7069Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Accessible Beige SW 7036

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Accessible Beige SW 7036Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alabaster SW 7008 vs Tricorn Black SW 6258

Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 vs Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black SW 6258Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 2.85%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

FormatCode
HEX#edeae0copy color code
RGB Decimal237, 234, 224copy color code
RGB Percent92.94%, 91.76%, 87.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 46° Saturation: 5.49% Value: 92.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(46, 27, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.27 Yellow: 5.49 Key: 7.06copy color code
YIQY: 233.757 I: 5.001 Q: -2.477copy color code
XYZX: 77.8 Y: 82.232 Z: 82.275copy color code
CIE LabL:92.677 a:-0.72 b:5.21copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.677 u:2.275 v:8.02copy color code
Decimal15592160copy color code
Hunter lab90.682, -5.552, 9.684copy color code