Sherwin Williams Lemon Twist SW 6909

Let’s dive into a full Lemon Twist paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6909. 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:Lemon Twist SW 6909
Color code:SW 6909
Color name:Lemon Twist
Brand:Sherwin Williams

What are Sherwin Williams Lemon Twist undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

254, 217, 93

Is Sherwin Williams Lemon Twist SW 6909 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 46° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6909 Lemon Twist HSL code: 46, 99%, 68%

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 Lemon Twist:

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 6909 Lemon Twist

Darker shades

Color comparison

Lemon Twist SW 6909 vs Sunny Side Up SW 9665

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 Lemon Twist SW 6909 vs Sherwin Williams Sunny Side Up SW 9665Open Lemon Twist SW 6909
LRV: 71.52%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 64.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Lemon Twist SW 6909 vs Overjoy SW 6689

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Sherwin Williams Lemon Twist SW 6909 vs Sherwin Williams Overjoy SW 6689Open Lemon Twist SW 6909
LRV: 71.52%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.7%
Light color
Temperature: warm