Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai SW 9509 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Steamed Chai paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9509. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 9509
Color name:Steamed Chai
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Form + Function

Steamed Chai for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai 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.

Steamed Chai for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai living room
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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Beige color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 9509 for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

Sherwin Williams SW 9509 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai 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 Steamed Chai reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai 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 Steamed Chai undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai 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:

#E0D4BD

RGB code:

224, 212, 189

Is Sherwin Williams Steamed Chai SW 9509 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 39° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9509 Steamed Chai HSL code: 39, 36%, 81%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Steamed Chai:

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.

Color comparison

Steamed Chai SW 9509 vs Canvas Tan SW 7531

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 Steamed Chai SW 9509 vs Sherwin Williams Canvas Tan SW 7531Open Steamed Chai SW 9509
LRV: 66.53%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 64.31%
Light color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Steamed Chai

Steamed Chai SW 9509 has an LRV of 66.53% 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 66.53% 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#e0d4bdcopy color code
RGB Decimal224, 212, 189copy color code
RGB Percent87.84%, 83.14%, 74.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 39° Saturation: 15.62% Value: 87.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(39, 36, 81)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.36 Yellow: 15.62 Key: 12.16copy color code
YIQY: 212.966 I: 14.542 Q: -4.619copy color code
XYZX: 63.468 Y: 66.609 Z: 57.644copy color code
CIE LabL:85.306 a:0.362 b:12.873copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.306 u:8.466 v:18.702copy color code
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Hunter lab81.615, -4.014, 15.254copy color code
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