SW 6864

Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato

Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato SW 6864 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cherry Tomato paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6864. 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:Cherry Tomato SW 6864
Color code:SW 6864
Color name:Cherry Tomato
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Cherry Tomato for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Cherry Tomato

Cherry Tomato SW 6864 has an LRV of 11.89% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 11.89% 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 Cherry Tomato undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

177, 51, 48

Is Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato SW 6864 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 1° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6864 Cherry Tomato HSL code: 1, 57%, 44%

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 Cherry Tomato:

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

Cherry Tomato SW 6864 vs Real Red SW 6868

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato SW 6864 vs Sherwin Williams Real Red SW 6868Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato SW 6864
LRV: 11.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.21%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Cherry Tomato SW 6864 vs Red Obsession SW 7590

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato SW 6864 vs Sherwin Williams Red Obsession SW 7590Sherwin Williams Cherry Tomato SW 6864
LRV: 11.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.85%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#b13330copy color code
RGB Decimal177, 51, 48copy color code
RGB Percent69.41%, 20.00%, 18.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 1° Saturation: 72.88% Value: 69.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(1, 57, 44)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 71.19 Yellow: 72.88 Key: 30.59copy color code
YIQY: 88.332 I: 76.048 Q: 25.72copy color code
XYZX: 19.851 Y: 11.931 Z: 4.053copy color code
CIE LabL:41.106 a:50.506 b:31.68copy color code
CIE LuvL:41.106 u:95.399 v:21.711copy color code
Decimal11612976copy color code
Hunter lab34.541, 42.136, 17.222copy color code
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