SW 6814

Sherwin Williams Breathtaking

Sherwin Williams Breathtaking SW 6814 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Breathtaking paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6814. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Breathtaking SW 6814
Color code:SW 6814
Color name:Breathtaking
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:ABC's and 123's, Living Well

Breathtaking 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Breathtaking

Breathtaking SW 6814 has an LRV of 63.19% 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 63.19% 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 Breathtaking undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

199, 209, 226

Is Sherwin Williams Breathtaking SW 6814 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 218° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6814 Breathtaking HSL code: 218, 32%, 83%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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 Breathtaking:

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 6814 Breathtaking

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

Breathtaking SW 6814 vs Little Boy Blu SW 9054

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

Sherwin Williams Breathtaking SW 6814 vs Sherwin Williams Little Boy Blu SW 9054Sherwin Williams Breathtaking SW 6814
LRV: 63.19%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 66.6%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Breathtaking SW 6814 vs Mild Blue SW 6533

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 Breathtaking SW 6814 vs Sherwin Williams Mild Blue SW 6533Sherwin Williams Breathtaking SW 6814
LRV: 63.19%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.45%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#c7d1e2copy color code
RGB Decimal199, 209, 226copy color code
RGB Percent78.04%, 81.96%, 88.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 218° Saturation: 11.95% Value: 88.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(218, 32, 83)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.95 Magenta: 7.52 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 11.37copy color code
YIQY: 207.948 I: -11.422 Q: 3.175copy color code
XYZX: 60.077 Y: 63.233 Z: 80.971copy color code
CIE LabL:83.565 a:-0.058 b:-9.534copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.565 u:-6.325 v:-14.773copy color code
Decimal13095394copy color code
Hunter lab79.519, -4.302, -4.709copy color code
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