SW 6696

Sherwin Williams Quilt Gold

Sherwin Williams Quilt Gold SW 6696 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Quilt Gold paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6696. 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:Quilt Gold SW 6696
Color code:SW 6696
Color name:Quilt Gold
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Bold Invention

Quilt Gold 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 Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Quilt Gold

Quilt Gold SW 6696 has an LRV of 57.65% and refers to Light colors that reflect most 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 57.65% 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 Quilt Gold undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

234, 195, 101

Is Sherwin Williams Quilt Gold SW 6696 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 42° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6696 Quilt Gold HSL code: 42, 76%, 66%

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 Quilt Gold:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6696 Quilt Gold

Darker shades

Color comparison

Quilt Gold SW 6696 vs June Day SW 6682

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 Quilt Gold SW 6696 vs Sherwin Williams June Day SW 6682Sherwin Williams Quilt Gold SW 6696
LRV: 57.65%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#eac365copy color code
RGB Decimal234, 195, 101copy color code
RGB Percent91.76%, 76.47%, 39.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 56.84% Value: 91.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 76, 66)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 16.67 Yellow: 56.84 Key: 8.24copy color code
YIQY: 195.945 I: 53.446 Q: -21.003copy color code
XYZX: 55.798 Y: 57.465 Z: 20.461copy color code
CIE LabL:80.441 a:2.969 b:51.72copy color code
CIE LuvL:80.441 u:31.478 v:62.596copy color code
Decimal15385445copy color code
Hunter lab75.806, -1.273, 37.061copy color code
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