SW 7658

Sherwin Williams Gray Clouds

Sherwin Williams Gray Clouds SW 7658 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Gray Clouds paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7658. 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:Gray Clouds SW 7658
Color code:SW 7658
Color name:Gray Clouds
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

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LRV of Gray Clouds

Gray Clouds SW 7658 has an LRV of 47.26% 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 47.26% 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 Gray Clouds undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#B7B7B2

RGB code:

183, 183, 178

Is Sherwin Williams Gray Clouds SW 7658 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7658 Gray Clouds HSL code: 60, 3%, 71%

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 Grey 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 Gray Clouds:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 7658 Gray Clouds

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.

Sherwin Williams SW 7658 Gray Clouds

Color comparison

Gray Clouds SW 7658 vs Chelsea Gray SW 2850

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Sherwin Williams Gray Clouds SW 7658 vs Sherwin Williams Chelsea Gray SW 2850Sherwin Williams Gray Clouds SW 7658
LRV: 47.26%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 46.86%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#b7b7b2copy color code
RGB Decimal183, 183, 178copy color code
RGB Percent71.76%, 71.76%, 69.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 2.73% Value: 71.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 3, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.73 Key: 28.24copy color code
YIQY: 182.43 I: 1.607 Q: -1.556copy color code
XYZX: 44.496 Y: 47.149 Z: 48.864copy color code
CIE LabL:74.285 a:-0.921 b:2.541copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.285 u:0.28 v:3.895copy color code
Decimal12040114copy color code
Hunter lab68.665, -4.493, 5.873copy color code
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