SW 6866

Sherwin Williams Heartthrob

Sherwin Williams Heartthrob SW 6866 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Heartthrob paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6866. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Heartthrob SW 6866
Color code:SW 6866
Color name:Heartthrob
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2018 Unity

Heartthrob for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob 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.

Heartthrob for living room

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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Red color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6866 for bathroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob 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.

SW 6866 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Heartthrob reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Heartthrob living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Heartthrob

Heartthrob SW 6866 has an LRV of 10.55% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 10.55% 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 Heartthrob undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Heartthrob 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:

#A82E33

RGB code:

168, 46, 51

Is Sherwin Williams Heartthrob SW 6866 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 358° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6866 Heartthrob HSL code: 358, 57%, 42%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Heartthrob:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6866 Heartthrob

Color comparison

Heartthrob SW 6866 vs Tanager SW 6601

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Heartthrob SW 6866 vs Sherwin Williams Tanager SW 6601Open Heartthrob SW 6866
LRV: 10.55%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.98%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Heartthrob SW 6866 vs Positive Red SW 6871

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Heartthrob SW 6866 vs Sherwin Williams Positive Red SW 6871Open Heartthrob SW 6866
LRV: 10.55%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#a82e33copy color code
RGB Decimal168, 46, 51copy color code
RGB Percent65.88%, 18.04%, 20.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 358° Saturation: 72.62% Value: 65.88%copy color code
HSLhsl(358, 57, 42)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 72.62 Yellow: 69.64 Key: 34.12copy color code
YIQY: 83.048 I: 71.093 Q: 27.363copy color code
XYZX: 17.725 Y: 10.52 Z: 4.228copy color code
CIE LabL:38.761 a:49.623 b:26.687copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.761 u:90.12 v:17.496copy color code
Decimal11021875copy color code
Hunter lab32.435, 40.783, 14.975copy color code
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