SW 6189

Sherwin Williams Opaline

Sherwin Williams Opaline SW 6189 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Opaline paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6189. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6189
Color name:Opaline
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Pottery Barn Kids, Living Well - Recharge

Opaline for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Opaline Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Opaline Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Opaline Bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Opaline 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.

Sherwin Williams Opaline reviews

  • Opaline Kidsroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Opaline Bathroom
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  • Sw Opaline Living Room
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  • Opaline Kidsroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Opaline Bathroom
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  • Sw Opaline Living Room
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  • Opaline Kidsroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Opaline Bathroom
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  • Sw Opaline 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 Opaline

Opaline SW 6189 has an LRV of 73.05% 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 73.05% 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 Opaline undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Opaline 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:

#DCDFD7

RGB code:

220, 223, 215

Is Sherwin Williams Opaline SW 6189 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 82° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6189 Opaline HSL code: 82, 11%, 86%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Opaline:

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.

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.

Color comparison

Opaline SW 6189 vs Reserved White SW 7056

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Sherwin Williams Opaline SW 6189 vs Sherwin Williams Reserved White SW 7056Open Opaline SW 6189
LRV: 73.05%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.08%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Opaline SW 6189 vs Snowfall SW 6000

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 Opaline SW 6189 vs Sherwin Williams Snowfall SW 6000Open Opaline SW 6189
LRV: 73.05%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 73.03%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#dcdfd7copy color code
RGB Decimal220, 223, 215copy color code
RGB Percent86.27%, 87.45%, 84.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 82° Saturation: 3.59% Value: 87.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(82, 11, 86)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.35 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.59 Key: 12.55copy color code
YIQY: 221.191 I: 0.783 Q: -3.124copy color code
XYZX: 68.166 Y: 72.897 Z: 74.751copy color code
CIE LabL:88.399 a:-2.44 b:3.564copy color code
CIE LuvL:88.399 u:-1.26 v:5.82copy color code
Decimal14475223copy color code
Hunter lab85.38, -6.904, 7.857copy color code
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