SW 6694

Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow

Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow SW 6694 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Glad Yellow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6694. 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.

Official color page:Glad Yellow SW 6694
Color code:SW 6694
Color name:Glad Yellow
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

Glad Yellow for 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.

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LRV of Glad Yellow

Glad Yellow SW 6694 has an LRV of 76.47% and refers to Off-White 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 76.47% 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 Glad Yellow undertones?

Yellow and Red are Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#F5E1AC

RGB code:

245, 225, 172

Is Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow SW 6694 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6694 Glad Yellow HSL code: 44, 78%, 82%

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 Glad 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

Glad Yellow SW 6694 vs Optimistic Yellow SW 6900

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow SW 6694 vs Sherwin Williams Optimistic Yellow SW 6900Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow SW 6694
LRV: 76.47%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.8%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Glad Yellow SW 6694 vs Glisten Yellow SW 6912

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow SW 6694 vs Sherwin Williams Glisten Yellow SW 6912Sherwin Williams Glad Yellow SW 6694
LRV: 76.47%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 78.97%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f5e1accopy color code
RGB Decimal245, 225, 172copy color code
RGB Percent96.08%, 88.24%, 67.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 44° Saturation: 29.8% Value: 96.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(44, 78, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.16 Yellow: 29.8 Key: 3.92copy color code
YIQY: 224.938 I: 28.949 Q: -12.263copy color code
XYZX: 72.028 Y: 76.244 Z: 49.941copy color code
CIE LabL:89.972 a:-0.925 b:28.472copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.972 u:15.384 v:39.982copy color code
Decimal16114092copy color code
Hunter lab87.318, -5.562, 27.212copy color code
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