Sherwin Williams Downing Straw SW 2813 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Downing Straw paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2813. 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 2813
Color name:Downing Straw
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Victorian (1830s-1910s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

Downing Straw for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw 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.

Downing Straw for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw living room
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Beige color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 2813 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw 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 Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 2813 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw 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 Downing Straw reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Downing Straw 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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What are Sherwin Williams Downing Straw undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Downing Straw 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:

#CAAB7D

RGB code:

202, 171, 125

Is Sherwin Williams Downing Straw SW 2813 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 36° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2813 Downing Straw HSL code: 36, 42%, 64%

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 Beige 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 Downing Straw:

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

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

Downing Straw SW 2813 vs Vintage Gold SW 9024

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Downing Straw SW 2813 vs Sherwin Williams Vintage Gold SW 9024Open Downing Straw SW 2813
LRV: 43.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 40.92%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Downing Straw SW 2813 vs Golden Fleece SW 6388

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Downing Straw SW 2813 vs Sherwin Williams Golden Fleece SW 6388Open Downing Straw SW 2813
LRV: 43.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 45.61%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Downing Straw

Downing Straw SW 2813 has an LRV of 43.3% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 43.30% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#caab7dcopy color code
RGB Decimal202, 171, 125copy color code
RGB Percent79.22%, 67.06%, 49.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 36° Saturation: 38.12% Value: 79.22%copy color code
HSLhsl(36, 42, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 15.35 Yellow: 38.12 Key: 20.78copy color code
YIQY: 175.025 I: 33.255 Q: -7.758copy color code
XYZX: 42.622 Y: 43.165 Z: 25.483copy color code
CIE LabL:71.667 a:4.836 b:27.898copy color code
CIE LuvL:71.667 u:22.894 v:35.834copy color code
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Hunter lab65.7, 0.825, 22.993copy color code
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