SW 6828

Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac

Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Rhapsody Lilac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6828. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828
Color code:SW 6828
Color name:Rhapsody Lilac
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

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LRV of Rhapsody Lilac

Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828 has an LRV of 60.01% 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 60.01% 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 Rhapsody Lilac undertones?

Purple is Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#D2C8DD

RGB code:

210, 200, 221

Is Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 269° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6828 Rhapsody Lilac HSL code: 269, 24%, 83%

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.

  • Cool Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Rhapsody Lilac:

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

Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828 vs North Star SW 6246

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828 vs Sherwin Williams North Star SW 6246Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828
LRV: 60.01%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 64%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828 vs Silver Peony SW 6547

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828 vs Sherwin Williams Silver Peony SW 6547Sherwin Williams Rhapsody Lilac SW 6828
LRV: 60.01%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 68.39%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d2c8ddcopy color code
RGB Decimal210, 200, 221copy color code
RGB Percent82.35%, 78.43%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 269° Saturation: 9.5% Value: 86.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(269, 24, 83)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.98 Magenta: 9.5 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 13.33copy color code
YIQY: 205.384 I: -0.789 Q: 8.651copy color code
XYZX: 60.28 Y: 60.231 Z: 76.837copy color code
CIE LabL:81.963 a:7.329 b:-9.158copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.963 u:4.328 v:-15.378copy color code
Decimal13813981copy color code
Hunter lab77.608, 2.831, -4.375copy color code
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