SW 7126

Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion

Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion SW 7126 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pearl Onion paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7126. 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.

Official color page:Pearl Onion SW 7126
Color code:SW 7126
Color name:Pearl Onion
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Pearl Onion for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion 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 Pearl Onion

Pearl Onion SW 7126 has an LRV of 85.69% 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 85.69% 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 Pearl Onion undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

238, 239, 225

Is Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion SW 7126 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 64° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7126 Pearl Onion HSL code: 64, 30%, 91%

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 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 Pearl Onion:

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.

Sherwin Williams SW 7126 Pearl Onion

Color comparison

Pearl Onion SW 7126 vs Cotton SW 9581

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 Pearl Onion SW 7126 vs Sherwin Williams Cotton SW 9581Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion SW 7126
LRV: 85.69%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 83.14%
White color
Temperature: warm

Pearl Onion SW 7126 vs Greek Villa SW 7551

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion SW 7126 vs Sherwin Williams Greek Villa SW 7551Sherwin Williams Pearl Onion SW 7126
LRV: 85.69%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 84.22%
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#eeefe1copy color code
RGB Decimal238, 239, 225copy color code
RGB Percent93.33%, 93.73%, 88.24%copy color code
HSVHue: 64° Saturation: 5.86% Value: 93.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(64, 30, 91)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.42 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 5.86 Key: 6.27copy color code
YIQY: 237.105 I: 3.903 Q: -4.568copy color code
XYZX: 79.714 Y: 85.347 Z: 83.488copy color code
CIE LabL:94.032 a:-2.755 b:6.655copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.032 u:0.197 v:10.568copy color code
Decimal15658977copy color code
Hunter lab92.383, -7.65, 11.087copy color code