Sherwin Williams Folkstone SW 6005

Let’s dive into a full Folkstone paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6005. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Folkstone SW 6005
Color code:SW 6005
Color name:Folkstone
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Minimalist

Folkstone for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone 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.

Folkstone for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Grey color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6005 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone Bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Folkstone 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 Dark real bathrooms.

What are Sherwin Williams Folkstone undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Folkstone 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:

#6D6562

RGB code:

109, 101, 98

Is Sherwin Williams Folkstone SW 6005 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 16° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6005 Folkstone HSL code: 16, 5%, 41%

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 Grey 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 Folkstone:

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

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

Folkstone SW 6005 vs Storm Warning SW 9555

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 Folkstone SW 6005 vs Sherwin Williams Storm Warning SW 9555Open Folkstone SW 6005
LRV: 13.52%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.73%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Folkstone SW 6005 vs Thunderous SW 6201

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 Folkstone SW 6005 vs Sherwin Williams Thunderous SW 6201Open Folkstone SW 6005
LRV: 13.52%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.86%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm