SW 6772

Sherwin Williams Cay

Sherwin Williams Cay SW 6772 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6772. 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:Cay SW 6772
Color code:SW 6772
Color name:Cay
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Cay for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Cay bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Cay bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Cay 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.

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LRV of Cay

Cay SW 6772 has an LRV of 58.24% 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 58.24% 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 Cay undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

166, 208, 214

Is Sherwin Williams Cay SW 6772 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 188° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6772 Cay HSL code: 188, 37%, 75%

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 Cay:

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 6772 Cay

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6772 Cay

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

Cay SW 6772 vs Stream SW 6499

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Cay SW 6772 vs Sherwin Williams Stream SW 6499Sherwin Williams Cay SW 6772
LRV: 58.24%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 56.71%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Cay SW 6772 vs Spa SW 6765

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Cay SW 6772 vs Sherwin Williams Spa SW 6765Sherwin Williams Cay SW 6772
LRV: 58.24%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 64.48%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#a6d0d6copy color code
RGB Decimal166, 208, 214copy color code
RGB Percent65.10%, 81.57%, 83.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 188° Saturation: 22.43% Value: 83.92%copy color code
HSLhsl(188, 37, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 22.43 Magenta: 2.8 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 16.08copy color code
YIQY: 196.126 I: -26.956 Q: -7.017copy color code
XYZX: 50.415 Y: 58.072 Z: 72.153copy color code
CIE LabL:80.779 a:-12.409 b:-7.506copy color code
CIE LuvL:80.779 u:-21.661 v:-9.502copy color code
Decimal10932438copy color code
Hunter lab76.205, -15.268, -2.794copy color code
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