SW 6121

Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat

Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat SW 6121 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Whole Wheat paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6121. 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.

Official color page:Whole Wheat SW 6121
Color code:SW 6121
Color name:Whole Wheat
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Rejuvenation - Spring/Summer 2022, Gentle Medley, Warm Neutrals

Whole Wheat for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat 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.

Whole Wheat for living room

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  • Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat japandi interior
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Check out this stunning Mid-tone used in real living rooms. Explore how this Beige color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6121 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 Mid-tone real bathrooms.

SW 6121 on 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 Whole Wheat reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat 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 Whole Wheat

Whole Wheat SW 6121 has an LRV of 48.07% 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 48.07% 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 Whole Wheat undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat 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:

#CDB592

RGB code:

205, 181, 146

Is Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat SW 6121 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 36° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6121 Whole Wheat HSL code: 36, 37%, 69%

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 Whole Wheat:

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

Whole Wheat SW 6121 vs Macadamia SW 6142

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat SW 6121 vs Sherwin Williams Macadamia SW 6142Open Whole Wheat SW 6121
LRV: 48.07%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 49.12%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Whole Wheat SW 6121 vs Quinoa SW 9102

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

Sherwin Williams Whole Wheat SW 6121 vs Sherwin Williams Quinoa SW 9102Open Whole Wheat SW 6121
LRV: 48.07%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 48.52%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#cdb592copy color code
RGB Decimal205, 181, 146copy color code
RGB Percent80.39%, 70.98%, 57.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 36° Saturation: 28.78% Value: 80.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(36, 37, 69)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 11.71 Yellow: 28.78 Key: 19.61copy color code
YIQY: 184.186 I: 25.549 Q: -5.815copy color code
XYZX: 46.889 Y: 48.104 Z: 34.001copy color code
CIE LabL:74.89 a:3.308 b:21.019copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.89 u:17.165 v:28.265copy color code
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Hunter lab69.357, -0.699, 19.484copy color code
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