Sherwin Williams Bora Bora Shore SW 9045 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bora Bora Shore paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9045. 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:Bora Bora Shore SW 9045
Color code:SW 9045
Color name:Bora Bora Shore
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Bora Bora Shore 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Bora Bora Shore for exterior

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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this cool hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

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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 Bora Bora Shore undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Bora Bora Shore 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#92D0D0

RGB code:

146, 208, 208

Is Sherwin Williams Bora Bora Shore SW 9045 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9045 Bora Bora Shore HSL code: 180, 40%, 69%

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 Bora Bora Shore:

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 9045 Bora Bora Shore

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

Bora Bora Shore SW 9045 vs Raindrop SW 6485

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

Sherwin Williams Bora Bora Shore SW 9045 vs Sherwin Williams Raindrop SW 6485Open Bora Bora Shore SW 9045
LRV: 55.86%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 51.79%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Bora Bora Shore SW 9045 vs After the Rain SW 9047

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

Sherwin Williams Bora Bora Shore SW 9045 vs Sherwin Williams After the Rain SW 9047Open Bora Bora Shore SW 9045
LRV: 55.86%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 49.42%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

LRV of Bora Bora Shore

Bora Bora Shore SW 9045 has an LRV of 55.86% 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 55.86% 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#92d0d0copy color code
RGB Decimal146, 208, 208copy color code
RGB Percent57.25%, 81.57%, 81.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 29.81% Value: 81.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 40, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 29.81 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 18.43copy color code
YIQY: 189.462 I: -36.946 Q: -13.115copy color code
XYZX: 45.791 Y: 55.774 Z: 68.01copy color code
CIE LabL:79.485 a:-19.608 b:-6.333copy color code
CIE LuvL:79.485 u:-30.224 v:-6.513copy color code
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Hunter lab74.682, -21.249, -1.715copy color code
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