Sherwin Williams Amber Wave SW 6657 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Amber Wave paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6657. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Amber Wave SW 6657
Color code:SW 6657
Color name:Amber Wave
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Amber Wave for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave 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.

Amber Wave for living room

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6657 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 6657 on kitchen cabinets

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

Sherwin Williams Amber Wave reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Amber Wave 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 Amber Wave undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Amber Wave 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:

#D28240

RGB code:

210, 130, 64

Is Sherwin Williams Amber Wave SW 6657 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 27° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6657 Amber Wave HSL code: 27, 62%, 54%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Amber Wave:

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

Color comparison

Amber Wave SW 6657 vs Serape SW 6656

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

Sherwin Williams Amber Wave SW 6657 vs Sherwin Williams Serape SW 6656Open Amber Wave SW 6657
LRV: 29.94%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 33.56%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Amber Wave SW 6657 vs Tango SW 6649

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

Sherwin Williams Amber Wave SW 6657 vs Sherwin Williams Tango SW 6649Open Amber Wave SW 6657
LRV: 29.94%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 33.78%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Amber Wave

Amber Wave SW 6657 has an LRV of 29.94% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 29.94% 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#d28240copy color code
RGB Decimal210, 130, 64copy color code
RGB Percent82.35%, 50.98%, 25.10%copy color code
HSVHue: 27° Saturation: 69.52% Value: 82.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(27, 62, 54)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 38.1 Yellow: 69.52 Key: 17.65copy color code
YIQY: 146.396 I: 68.881 Q: -3.616copy color code
XYZX: 35.489 Y: 30.041 Z: 8.779copy color code
CIE LabL:61.689 a:25.176 b:47.546copy color code
CIE LuvL:61.689 u:63.502 v:47.536copy color code
Decimal13795904copy color code
Hunter lab54.809, 19.662, 28.87copy color code
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