SW 6892

Sherwin Williams Carnival

Sherwin Williams Carnival SW 6892 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Carnival paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6892. 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:Carnival SW 6892
Color code:SW 6892
Color name:Carnival
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Carnival 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 warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Carnival

Carnival SW 6892 has an LRV of 35.58% 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 35.58% 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 Carnival undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Carnival 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

235, 136, 44

Is Sherwin Williams Carnival SW 6892 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 29° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6892 Carnival HSL code: 29, 83%, 55%

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 Carnival:

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

Color comparison

Carnival SW 6892 vs Gold Crest SW 6670

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Carnival SW 6892 vs Sherwin Williams Gold Crest SW 6670Sherwin Williams Carnival SW 6892
LRV: 35.58%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 38.8%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Carnival SW 6892 vs Sunflower SW 6678

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 Carnival SW 6892 vs Sherwin Williams Sunflower SW 6678Sherwin Williams Carnival SW 6892
LRV: 35.58%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 39.95%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#eb882ccopy color code
RGB Decimal235, 136, 44copy color code
RGB Percent92.16%, 53.33%, 17.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 29° Saturation: 81.28% Value: 92.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(29, 83, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 42.13 Yellow: 81.28 Key: 7.84copy color code
YIQY: 155.113 I: 88.558 Q: -7.688copy color code
XYZX: 43.523 Y: 35.457 Z: 6.934copy color code
CIE LabL:66.103 a:31.496 b:61.689copy color code
CIE LuvL:66.103 u:80.928 v:57.512copy color code
Decimal15435820copy color code
Hunter lab59.546, 26.264, 34.778copy color code
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