SW 6654

Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber

Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber SW 6654 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Surprise Amber paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6654. 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:Surprise Amber SW 6654
Color code:SW 6654
Color name:Surprise Amber
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Surprise Amber for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber 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 Surprise Amber

Surprise Amber SW 6654 has an LRV of 52.66% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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 52.66% 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 Surprise Amber undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

239, 181, 122

Is Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber SW 6654 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 30° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6654 Surprise Amber HSL code: 30, 79%, 71%

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 Surprise Amber:

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

Color comparison

Surprise Amber SW 6654 vs Viva Gold SW 6367

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber SW 6654 vs Sherwin Williams Viva Gold SW 6367Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber SW 6654
LRV: 52.66%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 47.16%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Surprise Amber SW 6654 vs Papaya SW 6661

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber SW 6654 vs Sherwin Williams Papaya SW 6661Sherwin Williams Surprise Amber SW 6654
LRV: 52.66%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.66%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#efb57acopy color code
RGB Decimal239, 181, 122copy color code
RGB Percent93.73%, 70.98%, 47.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 30° Saturation: 48.95% Value: 93.73%copy color code
HSLhsl(30, 79, 71)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 24.27 Yellow: 48.95 Key: 6.27copy color code
YIQY: 191.616 I: 53.522 Q: -6.092copy color code
XYZX: 55.635 Y: 52.807 Z: 25.67copy color code
CIE LabL:77.761 a:14.112 b:38.105copy color code
CIE LuvL:77.761 u:43.277 v:46.098copy color code
Decimal15709562copy color code
Hunter lab72.669, 9.49, 29.924copy color code
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