SW 6937

Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal

Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal SW 6937 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tantalizing Teal paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6937. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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 6937
Color name:Tantalizing Teal
Brand:Sherwin Williams

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LRV of Tantalizing Teal

Tantalizing Teal SW 6937 has an LRV of 60.59% 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 60.59% 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 Tantalizing Teal undertones?

Green and Blue are Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#87DCCE

RGB code:

135, 220, 206

Is Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal SW 6937 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 170° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6937 Tantalizing Teal HSL code: 170, 55%, 70%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Tantalizing Teal:

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

Tantalizing Teal SW 6937 vs After the Rain SW 9047

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal SW 6937 vs Sherwin Williams After the Rain SW 9047Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal SW 6937
LRV: 60.59%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 49.42%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Tantalizing Teal SW 6937 vs Cloudless SW 6786

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal SW 6937 vs Sherwin Williams Cloudless SW 6786Sherwin Williams Tantalizing Teal SW 6937
LRV: 60.59%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 56.15%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#87dccecopy color code
RGB Decimal135, 220, 206copy color code
RGB Percent52.94%, 86.27%, 80.78%copy color code
HSVHue: 170° Saturation: 38.64% Value: 86.27%copy color code
HSLhsl(170, 55, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 38.64 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 6.36 Key: 13.73copy color code
YIQY: 192.989 I: -46.153 Q: -22.337copy color code
XYZX: 46.721 Y: 60.79 Z: 67.648copy color code
CIE LabL:82.266 a:-28.958 b:-1.234copy color code
CIE LuvL:82.266 u:-39.512 v:2.884copy color code
Decimal8903886copy color code
Hunter lab77.968, -29.483, 3.136copy color code
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