SW 7105

Sherwin Williams Paperwhite

Sherwin Williams Paperwhite SW 7105 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Paperwhite paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7105. 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.

Color code:SW 7105
Color name:Paperwhite
Brand:Sherwin Williams

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LRV of Paperwhite

Paperwhite SW 7105 has an LRV of 86.7% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 86.70% 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 Paperwhite undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

247, 239, 222

Is Sherwin Williams Paperwhite SW 7105 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 41° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7105 Paperwhite HSL code: 41, 61%, 92%

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 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 Paperwhite:

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

Color comparison

Paperwhite SW 7105 vs Cotton White SW 7104

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

Sherwin Williams Paperwhite SW 7105 vs Sherwin Williams Cotton White SW 7104Sherwin Williams Paperwhite SW 7105
LRV: 86.7%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 87.06%
White color
Temperature: warm

Paperwhite SW 7105 vs Dover White SW 6385

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

Sherwin Williams Paperwhite SW 7105 vs Sherwin Williams Dover White SW 6385Sherwin Williams Paperwhite SW 7105
LRV: 86.7%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 82.52%
White color
Temperature: warm

Paperwhite SW 7105 vs White Dove OC-17

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 Paperwhite SW 7105 vs Benjamin Moore White Dove OC-17Sherwin Williams Paperwhite SW 7105
LRV: 86.7%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84.91%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#f7efdecopy color code
RGB Decimal247, 239, 222copy color code
RGB Percent96.86%, 93.73%, 87.06%copy color code
HSVHue: 41° Saturation: 10.12% Value: 96.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(41, 61, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.24 Yellow: 10.12 Key: 3.14copy color code
YIQY: 239.454 I: 10.23 Q: -3.598copy color code
XYZX: 82.407 Y: 86.782 Z: 81.497copy color code
CIE LabL:94.646 a:-0.148 b:9.179copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.646 u:5.605 v:13.82copy color code
Decimal16248798copy color code
Hunter lab93.157, -5.123, 13.341copy color code
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