SW 6186

Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme

Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme SW 6186 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dried Thyme paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6186. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Dried Thyme SW 6186
Color code:SW 6186
Color name:Dried Thyme
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Pottery Barn Kids

LRV of Dried Thyme

Dried Thyme SW 6186 has an LRV of 20.78% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 20.78% 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 Dried Thyme undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

123, 128, 112

Is Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme SW 6186 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 79° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6186 Dried Thyme HSL code: 79, 7%, 47%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Dried Thyme:

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

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

Dried Thyme SW 6186 vs Link Gray SW 6200

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme SW 6186 vs Sherwin Williams Link Gray SW 6200Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme SW 6186
LRV: 20.78%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 20.58%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Dried Thyme SW 6186 vs Privilege Green SW 6193

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme SW 6186 vs Sherwin Williams Privilege Green SW 6193Sherwin Williams Dried Thyme SW 6186
LRV: 20.78%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.64%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#7b8070copy color code
RGB Decimal123, 128, 112copy color code
RGB Percent48.24%, 50.20%, 43.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 79° Saturation: 12.5% Value: 50.2%copy color code
HSLhsl(79, 7, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 3.91 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 12.5 Key: 49.8copy color code
YIQY: 124.681 I: 2.162 Q: -6.037copy color code
XYZX: 18.812 Y: 20.819 Z: 18.352copy color code
CIE LabL:52.751 a:-4.957 b:8.059copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.751 u:-2.044 v:11.582copy color code
Decimal8093808copy color code
Hunter lab45.628, -6.257, 8.092copy color code
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