Sherwin Williams Buff SW 7683 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Buff paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7683. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 7683
Color name:Buff
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well, Timeless Color Wall, Luxe

Buff for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Buff bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Buff for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Buff living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff living room
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 7683 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Buff bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff 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 Light real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 7683 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Buff kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Buff 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 Buff reviews

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

Red is Sherwin Williams Buff 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:

#F1DFC1

RGB code:

241, 223, 193

Is Sherwin Williams Buff SW 7683 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 38° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7683 Buff HSL code: 38, 63%, 85%

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 Yellow 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 Buff:

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

Buff SW 7683 vs Paper Lantern SW 7676

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 Buff SW 7683 vs Sherwin Williams Paper Lantern SW 7676Open Buff SW 7683
LRV: 75.22%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.93%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Buff SW 7683 vs Tea Light SW 7681

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 Buff SW 7683 vs Sherwin Williams Tea Light SW 7681Open Buff SW 7683
LRV: 75.22%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.15%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Buff

Buff SW 7683 has an LRV of 75.22% and refers to Off-White 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 75.22% 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.

FormatCode
HEX#f1dfc1copy color code
RGB Decimal241, 223, 193copy color code
RGB Percent94.51%, 87.45%, 75.69%copy color code
HSVHue: 38° Saturation: 19.92% Value: 94.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(38, 63, 85)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 7.47 Yellow: 19.92 Key: 5.49copy color code
YIQY: 224.962 I: 20.367 Q: -5.528copy color code
XYZX: 72.288 Y: 75.328 Z: 61.169copy color code
CIE LabL:89.546 a:1.459 b:16.95copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.546 u:12.603 v:24.338copy color code
Decimal15851457copy color code
Hunter lab86.792, -3.214, 18.968copy color code