SW 6869

Sherwin Williams Stop

Sherwin Williams Stop SW 6869 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Stop paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6869. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Stop SW 6869
Color code:SW 6869
Color name:Stop
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:ABC's and 123's

Stop for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Stop 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 Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Stop

Stop SW 6869 has an LRV of 14.96% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 14.96% 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 Stop undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

195, 58, 54

Is Sherwin Williams Stop SW 6869 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 2° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6869 Stop HSL code: 2, 57%, 49%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Stop:

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

Color comparison

Stop SW 6869 vs Real Red SW 6868

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Stop SW 6869 vs Sherwin Williams Real Red SW 6868Sherwin Williams Stop SW 6869
LRV: 14.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.21%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Stop SW 6869 vs Gypsy Red SW 6865

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

Sherwin Williams Stop SW 6869 vs Sherwin Williams Gypsy Red SW 6865Sherwin Williams Stop SW 6869
LRV: 14.96%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.94%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#c33a36copy color code
RGB Decimal195, 58, 54copy color code
RGB Percent76.47%, 22.75%, 21.18%copy color code
HSVHue: 2° Saturation: 72.31% Value: 76.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(2, 57, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 70.26 Yellow: 72.31 Key: 23.53copy color code
YIQY: 98.507 I: 82.924 Q: 27.736copy color code
XYZX: 24.687 Y: 14.898 Z: 5.065copy color code
CIE LabL:45.494 a:53.955 b:34.097copy color code
CIE LuvL:45.494 u:104.757 v:24.131copy color code
Decimal12794422copy color code
Hunter lab38.598, 46.621, 19.239copy color code
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