SW 9503

Sherwin Williams Cheviot

Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cheviot paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9503. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 9503
Color name:Cheviot
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Form + Function

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LRV of Cheviot

Cheviot SW 9503 has an LRV of 88.72% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 88.72% 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 Cheviot undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#F6F2E8

RGB code:

246, 242, 232

Is Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9503 Cheviot HSL code: 43, 44%, 94%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Cheviot:

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.

Darker shades

Color comparison

Cheviot SW 9503 vs Alabaster OC-129

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

Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503 vs Benjamin Moore Alabaster OC-129Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503
LRV: 88.72%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.08%
White color
Temperature: warm

Cheviot SW 9503 vs Cold Foam SW 9504

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503 vs Sherwin Williams Cold Foam SW 9504Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503
LRV: 88.72%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84%
White color
Temperature: warm

Cheviot SW 9503 vs Frost Bite SW 9505

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503 vs Sherwin Williams Frost Bite SW 9505Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503
LRV: 88.72%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 87.86%
White color
Temperature: warm

Cheviot SW 9503 vs Alabaster SW 7008

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503 vs Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503
LRV: 88.72%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82%
White color
Temperature: warm

Cheviot SW 9503 vs Navajo White SW 6126

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503 vs Sherwin Williams Navajo White SW 6126Sherwin Williams Cheviot SW 9503
LRV: 88.72%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72.39%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

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#f6f2e8copy color code
RGB Decimal246, 242, 232copy color code
RGB Percent96.47%, 94.90%, 90.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 5.69% Value: 96.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 44, 94)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.63 Yellow: 5.69 Key: 3.53copy color code
YIQY: 242.056 I: 5.597 Q: -2.266copy color code
XYZX: 84.321 Y: 88.924 Z: 89.044copy color code
CIE LabL:95.549 a:-0.377 b:5.295copy color code
CIE LuvL:95.549 u:2.846 v:8.124copy color code
Decimal16184040copy color code
Hunter lab94.299, -5.413, 10.024copy color code