Sherwin Williams Honey Bees SW 9018 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Honey Bees paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9018. 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:Honey Bees SW 9018
Color code:SW 9018
Color name:Honey Bees
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2018 Unity

Honey Bees for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Honey Bees bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Honey Bees 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.

Honey Bees for living room

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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 9018 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 9018 on kitchen cabinets

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  • Sherwin Williams Honey Bees 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 Honey Bees reviews

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  • Sherwin Williams Honey Bees kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Honey Bees living room interior
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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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What are Sherwin Williams Honey Bees undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Honey Bees 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:

#FBD682

RGB code:

251, 214, 130

Is Sherwin Williams Honey Bees SW 9018 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9018 Honey Bees HSL code: 42, 94%, 75%

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 Honey Bees:

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

Honey Bees SW 9018 vs Afterglow SW 6667

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Sherwin Williams Honey Bees SW 9018 vs Sherwin Williams Afterglow SW 6667Open Honey Bees SW 9018
LRV: 70.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 65.17%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Honey Bees SW 9018 vs Yellow Bird SW 9022

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Honey Bees SW 9018 vs Sherwin Williams Yellow Bird SW 9022Open Honey Bees SW 9018
LRV: 70.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 63.84%
Light color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Honey Bees

Honey Bees SW 9018 has an LRV of 70.14% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 70.14% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#fbd682copy color code
RGB Decimal251, 214, 130copy color code
RGB Percent98.43%, 83.92%, 50.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 48.21% Value: 98.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 94, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 14.74 Yellow: 48.21 Key: 1.57copy color code
YIQY: 215.487 I: 49.041 Q: -18.314copy color code
XYZX: 67.862 Y: 70.218 Z: 31.092copy color code
CIE LabL:87.103 a:2.476 b:46.063copy color code
CIE LuvL:87.103 u:29.082 v:58.939copy color code
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Hunter lab83.796, -2.086, 36.658copy color code
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