SW 6912

Sherwin Williams Glisten Yellow

Sherwin Williams Glisten Yellow SW 6912 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Glisten Yellow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6912. 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:Glisten Yellow SW 6912
Color code:SW 6912
Color name:Glisten Yellow
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Glisten 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 Glisten Yellow

Glisten Yellow SW 6912 has an LRV of 78.97% 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 78.97% 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 Glisten Yellow undertones?

Yellow is Sherwin Williams Glisten 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#F5E6AC

RGB code:

245, 230, 172

Is Sherwin Williams Glisten Yellow SW 6912 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6912 Glisten Yellow HSL code: 48, 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 Glisten 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

Glisten Yellow SW 6912 vs Glad Yellow SW 6694

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

Glisten Yellow SW 6912 vs Banana Cream SW 6673

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Glisten Yellow SW 6912 vs Sherwin Williams Banana Cream SW 6673Sherwin Williams Glisten Yellow SW 6912
LRV: 78.97%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.91%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#f5e6accopy color code
RGB Decimal245, 230, 172copy color code
RGB Percent96.08%, 90.20%, 67.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 29.8% Value: 96.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 78, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.12 Yellow: 29.8 Key: 3.92copy color code
YIQY: 227.873 I: 27.576 Q: -14.877copy color code
XYZX: 73.399 Y: 78.987 Z: 50.398copy color code
CIE LabL:91.228 a:-3.463 b:30.168copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.228 u:12.423 v:42.755copy color code
Decimal16115372copy color code
Hunter lab88.874, -8.111, 28.591copy color code
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