SW 0030

Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow

Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow SW 0030 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Colonial Yellow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 0030. 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 0030
Color name:Colonial Yellow
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Historic Interior Color Wall, Colonial Revival (1870s-1900s)

Colonial Yellow for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow 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.

Colonial Yellow for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow 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 0030 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow 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.

SW 0030 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow 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 Colonial Yellow reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow 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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LRV of Colonial Yellow

Colonial Yellow SW 0030 has an LRV of 59.38% 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 59.38% 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 Colonial Yellow undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow 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:

#EFC488

RGB code:

239, 196, 136

Is Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow SW 0030 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 0030 Colonial Yellow HSL code: 35, 76%, 74%

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 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 Colonial Yellow:

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

Colonial Yellow SW 0030 vs Humble Gold SW 6380

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow SW 0030 vs Sherwin Williams Humble Gold SW 6380Open Colonial Yellow SW 0030
LRV: 59.38%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61.31%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Colonial Yellow SW 0030 vs Hubbard Squash SW 0044

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Colonial Yellow SW 0030 vs Sherwin Williams Hubbard Squash SW 0044Open Colonial Yellow SW 0030
LRV: 59.38%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.46%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#efc488copy color code
RGB Decimal239, 196, 136copy color code
RGB Percent93.73%, 76.86%, 53.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 43.1% Value: 93.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 76, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 17.99 Yellow: 43.1 Key: 6.27copy color code
YIQY: 202.017 I: 44.904 Q: -9.576copy color code
XYZX: 59.782 Y: 59.611 Z: 31.643copy color code
CIE LabL:81.626 a:7.594 b:35.846copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.626 u:31.987 v:45.802copy color code
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Hunter lab77.208, 3.097, 29.746copy color code
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