SW 6916

Sherwin Williams Impetuous

Sherwin Williams Impetuous SW 6916 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Impetuous paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6916. 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:Impetuous SW 6916
Color code:SW 6916
Color name:Impetuous
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2015 Voyage

Impetuous 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 Impetuous

Impetuous SW 6916 has an LRV of 66.63% 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 66.63% 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 Impetuous undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

228, 214, 140

Is Sherwin Williams Impetuous SW 6916 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 50° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6916 Impetuous HSL code: 50, 62%, 72%

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 Impetuous:

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

Impetuous SW 6916 vs Jonquil SW 6674

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

Sherwin Williams Impetuous SW 6916 vs Sherwin Williams Jonquil SW 6674Sherwin Williams Impetuous SW 6916
LRV: 66.63%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.44%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Impetuous SW 6916 vs Lively Yellow SW 6702

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Sherwin Williams Impetuous SW 6916 vs Sherwin Williams Lively Yellow SW 6702Sherwin Williams Impetuous SW 6916
LRV: 66.63%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e4d68ccopy color code
RGB Decimal228, 214, 140copy color code
RGB Percent89.41%, 83.92%, 54.90%copy color code
HSVHue: 50° Saturation: 38.6% Value: 89.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(50, 62, 72)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.14 Yellow: 38.6 Key: 10.59copy color code
YIQY: 209.75 I: 32.122 Q: -20.067copy color code
XYZX: 60.776 Y: 66.483 Z: 34.435copy color code
CIE LabL:85.242 a:-5.629 b:38.293copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.242 u:12.737 v:51.962copy color code
Decimal14997132copy color code
Hunter lab81.537, -9.639, 32.036copy color code
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