Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Alpaca paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7022. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Alpaca SW 7022
Color code:SW 7022
Color name:Alpaca
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well - Center, Top 50 Colors, Diaphanous, Trendsetter

Alpaca for bedroom

  • Alpaca Bedroom
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  • Sw 7022 Bedroom
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  • Alpaca Bedroom
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  • Sw 7022 Bedroom
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  • Alpaca Bedroom
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  • Sw 7022 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Alpaca for living room

  • Sw 7022 Living Room
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  • Living Room
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  • Sw 7022 Living Room
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  • Living Room
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  • Sw 7022 Living Room
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  • Living Room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams Alpaca reviews

  • Sw Alpaca Kitchen
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  • Sherwin Williams Alpaca Kitchen
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  • Alpaca Hallway
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  • Sherwin Williams Alpaca Hallway
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  • Sherwin Williams Alpaca Dining Room
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  • Bathroom
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  • Sw Alpaca Wall Panelling
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  • Sw Alpaca Bathroom
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  • Sw Alpaca Bathroom
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  • Alpaca Stairs
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  • Sw 7022 Hallway
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  • Sherwin Williams Alpaca Hallway
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  • Sw Alpaca Hallway
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  • Bathroom
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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 Alpaca undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Alpaca 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:

#CCC5BD

RGB code:

204, 197, 189

Is Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 32° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7022 Alpaca HSL code: 32, 13%, 77%

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

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

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

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Agreeable Gray SW 7029

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

Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray SW 7029Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Requisite Gray SW 7023

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

Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Requisite Gray SW 7023Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.87%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Accessible Beige SW 7036

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Accessible Beige SW 7036Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Pediment SW 7634

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

Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Pediment SW 7634Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.18%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Popular Gray SW 6071

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 Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Popular Gray SW 6071Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.11%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Alabaster SW 7008

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Repose Gray SW 7015

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Repose Gray SW 7015Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 58.22%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Alpaca SW 7022 vs Wordly Gray SW 7043

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

Sherwin Williams Alpaca SW 7022 vs Sherwin Williams Wordly Gray SW 7043Open Alpaca SW 7022
LRV: 56.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57%
Light color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Alpaca

Alpaca SW 7022 has an LRV of 56.53% 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 56.53% 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

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.

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HEX#ccc5bdcopy color code
RGB Decimal204, 197, 189copy color code
RGB Percent80.00%, 77.25%, 74.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 32° Saturation: 7.35% Value: 80.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(32, 13, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.43 Yellow: 7.35 Key: 20.0copy color code
YIQY: 198.181 I: 6.742 Q: -1.009copy color code
XYZX: 54.052 Y: 56.444 Z: 56.178copy color code
CIE LabL:79.866 a:1.032 b:4.876copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.866 u:4.53 v:7.021copy color code
Decimal13419965copy color code
Hunter lab75.13, -3.056, 8.257copy color code