Sea Salt by Sherwin Williams
SW-6204 / LRV: 63
Throughout this post, I’d like to share with you all of the details about Sherwin Williams Sea Salt! It’s a beautiful color that isn’t too dark or too light. I’ll share example pictures, coordinating colors and colors that are similar to Sea Salt to give you the best review of this popular color!
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Sea Salt by Sherwin Williams is a cool, muted green-blue paint color that inspires feelings of tranquility and relaxation! Sea Salt is one of Sherwin Williams top 50 most popular paint colors. Sea Salt can be paired with a variety of other colors, includings whites, grays and blues to create a cohesive and calming color palette.The color chart below, shows where Sea Salt falls on a dark to light scale.
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What is the LRV of Sea Salt and why is it important?
It’s important to know how paint colors are affected by Light Reflectance Value, or “LRV”. If you’re not familiar with LRV I would encourage you to read this article I wrote on it. Lighting plays a HUGE part when you’re trying to find the perfect paint color, and knowing a color’s light reflectance value can be very helpful!
Sherwin Williams Sea Salt has an LRV of 64. It falls in the middle of the scale, meaning it’s not very dark, and it’s not very light. When you use this color in a room with plenty of natural light, Sea Salt can appear more blue, while in a room with less natural lighting, it can appear more green.
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Examples of Sea Salt
Paint colors that pair with Sherwin Williams Sea Salt
Paint colors similar to Sea Salt
Also, if you’re thinking about color matching (ex. using a Benjamin Moore color in Sherwin Williams paint) I highly recommend that you read this first!! It’s #5 on the list.