SW 6979

Sherwin Williams Verve Violet

Sherwin Williams Verve Violet SW 6979 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Verve Violet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6979. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Verve Violet SW 6979
Color code:SW 6979
Color name:Verve Violet
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Refreshed

Verve Violet for 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.

Verve Violet for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6979 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Dark real bathrooms.

SW 6979 on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Verve Violet 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 Verve Violet reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Verve Violet wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Verve Violet living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Verve Violet 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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LRV of Verve Violet

Verve Violet SW 6979 has an LRV of 13.43% 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 13.43% 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 Verve Violet undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Verve Violet 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:

#944F80

RGB code:

148, 79, 128

Is Sherwin Williams Verve Violet SW 6979 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 317° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6979 Verve Violet HSL code: 317, 30%, 45%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Verve Violet:

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

Verve Violet SW 6979 vs Passionate Purple SW 6981

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Sherwin Williams Verve Violet SW 6979 vs Sherwin Williams Passionate Purple SW 6981Open Verve Violet SW 6979
LRV: 13.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.01%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Verve Violet SW 6979 vs Grandeur Plum SW 6565

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Verve Violet SW 6979 vs Sherwin Williams Grandeur Plum SW 6565Open Verve Violet SW 6979
LRV: 13.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.13%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#944f80copy color code
RGB Decimal148, 79, 128copy color code
RGB Percent58.04%, 30.98%, 50.20%copy color code
HSVHue: 317° Saturation: 46.62% Value: 58.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(317, 30, 45)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 46.62 Yellow: 13.51 Key: 41.96copy color code
YIQY: 105.217 I: 25.371 Q: 29.845copy color code
XYZX: 18.905 Y: 13.447 Z: 22.016copy color code
CIE LabL:43.43 a:35.701 b:-14.923copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.43 u:37.234 v:-26.053copy color code
Decimal9719680copy color code
Hunter lab36.671, 27.847, -9.926copy color code
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