SW 7117

Sherwin Williams Melon Tint

Sherwin Williams Melon Tint SW 7117 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Melon Tint paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7117. 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:Melon Tint SW 7117
Color code:SW 7117
Color name:Melon Tint
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Melon Tint 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 Melon Tint

Melon Tint SW 7117 has an LRV of 81.93% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of 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 81.93% 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 Melon Tint undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Melon Tint 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

248, 231, 212

Is Sherwin Williams Melon Tint SW 7117 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 32° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7117 Melon Tint HSL code: 32, 72%, 90%

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 Beige 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 Melon Tint:

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

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 7117 Melon Tint

Color comparison

Melon Tint SW 7117 vs Medici Ivory SW 7558

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Melon Tint SW 7117 vs Sherwin Williams Medici Ivory SW 7558Sherwin Williams Melon Tint SW 7117
LRV: 81.93%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82.02%
White color
Temperature: warm

Melon Tint SW 7117 vs White Hyacinth SW 0046

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Sherwin Williams Melon Tint SW 7117 vs Sherwin Williams White Hyacinth SW 0046Sherwin Williams Melon Tint SW 7117
LRV: 81.93%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 79.68%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f8e7d4copy color code
RGB Decimal248, 231, 212copy color code
RGB Percent97.25%, 90.59%, 83.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 32° Saturation: 14.52% Value: 97.25%copy color code
HSLhsl(32, 72, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.85 Yellow: 14.52 Key: 2.75copy color code
YIQY: 233.917 I: 16.236 Q: -2.317copy color code
XYZX: 79.169 Y: 81.863 Z: 73.9copy color code
CIE LabL:92.514 a:2.711 b:11.332copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.514 u:11.184 v:16.338copy color code
Decimal16312276copy color code
Hunter lab90.478, -2.148, 14.908copy color code
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