Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond SW 6961 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Blue Beyond paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6961. 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:Blue Beyond SW 6961
Color code:SW 6961
Color name:Blue Beyond
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Blue Beyond for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond 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.

Blue Beyond for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond 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 6961 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond 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 6961 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond 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 Blue Beyond reviews

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

Blue is Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond 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:

#91B8D9

RGB code:

145, 184, 217

Is Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond SW 6961 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 207° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6961 Blue Beyond HSL code: 207, 49%, 71%

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 Blue Beyond:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6961 Blue Beyond

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

Blue Beyond SW 6961 vs Regale Blue SW 6801

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

Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond SW 6961 vs Sherwin Williams Regale Blue SW 6801Open Blue Beyond SW 6961
LRV: 45.12%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 42.2%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Blue Beyond SW 6961 vs Gentle Aquamarine SW 9046

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Blue Beyond SW 6961 vs Sherwin Williams Gentle Aquamarine SW 9046Open Blue Beyond SW 6961
LRV: 45.12%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 54.05%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Blue Beyond

Blue Beyond SW 6961 has an LRV of 45.12% 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 45.12% 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#91b8d9copy color code
RGB Decimal145, 184, 217copy color code
RGB Percent56.86%, 72.16%, 85.10%copy color code
HSVHue: 207° Saturation: 33.18% Value: 85.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(207, 49, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 33.18 Magenta: 15.21 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 14.9copy color code
YIQY: 176.101 I: -33.844 Q: 2.02copy color code
XYZX: 41.337 Y: 45.308 Z: 72.194copy color code
CIE LabL:73.095 a:-5.204 b:-20.788copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.095 u:-20.408 v:-31.735copy color code
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Hunter lab67.312, -8.175, -16.473copy color code
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