SW 9604

Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf

Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf SW 9604 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Tea Leaf paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9604. 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 9604
Color name:Tea Leaf
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Warm + Welcoming

Tea Leaf for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf bedroom
    Plan Home visualization
  • Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf bedroom
    Plan Home visualization
  • Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf bedroom
    Plan Home visualization
  • Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf bedroom
    Plan Home visualization

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.

Try before you buy

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted
with real paint

Next day

Shop now

LRV of Tea Leaf

Tea Leaf SW 9604 has an LRV of 9.22% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.22% 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 Tea Leaf undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

98, 83, 70

Is Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf SW 9604 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 28° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9604 Tea Leaf HSL code: 28, 17%, 33%

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 Tea Leaf:

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

Tea Leaf SW 9604 vs Garden Gate SW 6167

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

Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf SW 9604 vs Sherwin Williams Garden Gate SW 6167Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf SW 9604
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.92%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Tea Leaf SW 9604 vs Pier SW 7545

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf SW 9604 vs Sherwin Williams Pier SW 7545Sherwin Williams Tea Leaf SW 9604
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.1%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#625346copy color code
RGB Decimal98, 83, 70copy color code
RGB Percent38.43%, 32.55%, 27.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 28° Saturation: 28.57% Value: 38.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(28, 17, 33)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 15.31 Yellow: 28.57 Key: 61.57copy color code
YIQY: 86.003 I: 13.116 Q: -0.873copy color code
XYZX: 9.236 Y: 9.226 Z: 7.087copy color code
CIE LabL:36.415 a:3.942 b:9.921copy color code
CIE LuvL:36.415 u:9.899 v:11.038copy color code
Decimal6443846copy color code
Hunter lab30.374, 1.122, 7.428copy color code
Copy color code
Copy paint color code