Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro SW 9012 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Polvo de Oro paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9012. 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:Polvo de Oro SW 9012
Color code:SW 9012
Color name:Polvo de Oro
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Polvo de Oro for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Polvo de Oro for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Yellow color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 9012 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Mid-tone real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 9012 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating warm hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro 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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What are Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro 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:

#E8B87F

RGB code:

232, 184, 127

Is Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro SW 9012 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9012 Polvo de Oro HSL code: 33, 70%, 70%

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 Polvo de Oro:

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 9012 Polvo de Oro

Color comparison

Polvo de Oro SW 9012 vs Papaya SW 6661

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 Polvo de Oro SW 9012 vs Sherwin Williams Papaya SW 6661Open Polvo de Oro SW 9012
LRV: 52.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.66%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Polvo de Oro SW 9012 vs Gold Vessel SW 7677

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Polvo de Oro SW 9012 vs Sherwin Williams Gold Vessel SW 7677Open Polvo de Oro SW 9012
LRV: 52.97%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.37%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Polvo de Oro

Polvo de Oro SW 9012 has an LRV of 52.97% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident 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 52.97% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#e8b87fcopy color code
RGB Decimal232, 184, 127copy color code
RGB Percent90.98%, 72.16%, 49.80%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 45.26% Value: 90.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 70, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 20.69 Yellow: 45.26 Key: 9.02copy color code
YIQY: 191.854 I: 46.92 Q: -7.585copy color code
XYZX: 54.252 Y: 52.972 Z: 27.44copy color code
CIE LabL:77.859 a:10.195 b:35.496copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.859 u:35.639 v:44.193copy color code
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Hunter lab72.782, 5.685, 28.594copy color code
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