Sherwin Williams Sage Green Light SW 2851

Let’s dive into a full Sage Green Light paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 2851. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 2851
Color name:Sage Green Light
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Nurturer, Suburban Modern (1950s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

What are Sherwin Williams Sage Green Light undertones?

Yellow is Sherwin Williams Sage Green Light 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#73705E

RGB code:

115, 112, 94

Is Sherwin Williams Sage Green Light SW 2851 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 51° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 2851 Sage Green Light HSL code: 51, 10%, 41%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Sage Green Light:

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 2851 Sage Green Light

Color comparison

Sage Green Light SW 2851 vs Brainstorm Bronze SW 7033

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 Sage Green Light SW 2851 vs Sherwin Williams Brainstorm Bronze SW 7033Open Sage Green Light SW 2851
LRV: 16.08%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.45%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm