If you are searching for a neutral tan khaki paint color, Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan SW 6151 might be the color you are looking for. It's a warm, beautiful greige paint that does well as an exterior paint color, against light colors on interior walls, and even on trim.
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Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan is a color that provides timeless elegance of a classic khaki brown or beige. Colors like these can make any home look classy in no time and add so much grace and character to our homes.
Quiver Tan by Sherwin Williams is neither white nor wood, but a unique trim with a tan color. This color, which can be used both as a tan trim and as a wall color, is versatile and caters to various tastes.
Our home has Quiver Tan painted throughout the trim in our home and in our powder room interior wall. In different lighting, Quiver Tan SW can be more brown or more beige depending on how the light hits the surface.
Keeping on reading more about this color and how it will compliment your walls, floors, and home style and how neutral a khaki tan paint color can be in your space.
All about Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan
Quiver Tan SW 6151 is manufactured by Sherwin Williams, a leading American Ohio-based paint company and a global leader in paint and coatings that has more than 4,000 retail stores across the globe, so I'm sure you'll be able to find this paint color (if not, you can always color match).
Sherwin Williams has various paint color collections such as seasonal color collections, cool neutral, and warm neutral color collections. Quiver Tan is under their Yellow Paint Colors Collection and can be for both interior and exterior use. These colors can bring a mood of the joy of the sunshine into a room, brightening it and giving it an inner light.
Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan Details and Specifications
Quiver Tan by Sherwin Williams is identified specifically as SW 6151. It has various similar colors includes SW 9619 Teak Wood, SW 7550 Resort Tan, SW 2841 Weathered Single, SW 6114 Dapper Tan, and SW 9114 Fallen Leaves.
Light Reflective Value of Quiver Tan
The light reflective value (LRV) is 22.01, which is low.
LRV, light reflective value, measures how much light can be reflected from a surface. It's often used by designers and painters to understand the brightness and light of a paint color, allowing a methodical process in determining the best color that should be used in a room.
It is essential to know, learn, and understand the fundamentals and color theories when choosing a paint color. It is crucial because it will help you give the mood vibes that a paint color will evoke in your space. LRVs vary from 0 to 100, with 100 representing pure white and 0 representing complete darkness. They are often used by design professionals such as architects and interior designers. Having this information can determine which rooms the color should be used in.
Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan has a Light Reflective Value (LRV) of 22.01. This means that this paint color is darker because any LRV less than 50 is likely to be dark, absorbing more light than it reflects. While the higher the number means, the brighter the color.
Quiver Tan Color Undertones
Colors with warm undertones give the room a cozy and intimate vibe and are usually perfect for living spaces. Warm colors tend to make the area look more prominent. Depending on the brightness, colors with warm undertones might also be best to use for bedrooms.
Sherwin Williams Quiver tan is a neutral brown, khaki color with slightly warm undertones of yellow. It is ideal for large living spaces with ample sunlight and will add a touch of elegance to your home. This color will also look great as exterior paint as it is a dark color and will get easily dusty.
Quiver Tan can also look great as a trim color against light-colored walls. It is a neutral tan khaki trim that will suit a wide range of wall colors.
Complementary colors of Quiver Tan
There is a lot of colors that will complement and coordinate Quiver Tan. If you would like to use the same paint color brand, the following are the coordinating colors of Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan: SW 7568 Neutral Ground, SW 9009 Subdued Sienna, and SW 6147 Panda White.
SW Quiver Tan Paired with BM White Dove
While if you are looking to use another brand and a classy undertone for Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan, you can try to use Benjamin Moore White Dove.
Benjamin Moore is known for its extensive and carefully chosen color palette, including over 3,500 unrivaled colors. They are also known for premium paint colors and products that suit interior and exterior uses. White Dove by Benjamin Moore is a classic color that is a homeowners' top choice when transforming their place into a cozy, comfortable space.
BM White Dove is not a stark, sterile white but a soft, warm white. It is also quite bright, making it perfect as a complementary color to Quiver Tan.
Benjamin Moore White Dove has a creamy grey undertone that looks pure white when paired against darker colors, like Quiver Tan. It would pop as a trim color in rooms where Quiver Tan has been used as a wall color. It would also stand out if White Dove is used as wall color and Quiver Tan is used as a khaki tan trim color.
SW Quiver Tan with BM Simply Irresistible
Simply Irresistible by Benjamin Moore pairs well with Quiver Tan. Both have yellow undertones. Simply Irresistible is a creamy, warm paint color.
Here's a photo of Quiver Tan as the trim color paired next to a wood stair case.
SW Quiver Tan with Dark Pink
In our girls nursery, we painted the walls a muted, dark pink color.
As you can see, the trim pairs well with Quiver Tan as a khaki trim color with cherry wood furniture.
Other Paint Colors with Quiver Tan
In the following photos, you can see how well Quiver Tan as a trim color does with light blue and light purple.
This goes to show that Quiver Tan is a very versatile paint color.
Frequently Asked Questions
Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan is a color that compliments lots of floor colors and textures. Since Quiver Tan is a dark brown, earthy color, it would go perfectly well with a slightly more reddish, burnt sienna-colored floor, preferably polished. Different shades of brown can add so much character to a home, especially in large airy living spaces or a bedroom.
Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan will look good on marble flooring as well. The polished white marble floor will perfectly complement the muted dark brown of the walls. Quiver Tan as a wall color, paired with the Benjamin Moore White Dove as a trim color with a white marble floor, might just be the most classic and timeless combination.
Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan has a dark neutral color and is an excellent choice for exterior walls and accent walls in the living room or the bedroom. It is an intense color that looks sophisticated in every room and space.
Cabin-style homes with lots of sunlight, large windows, and tall ceilings are ideal for this color. Large rooms with ample lighting are what this color needs, as this dark brown shade might overwhelm a dimly lit small room.
Summary Quiver Tan in a Real Home
Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan will appeal to those who want to bring a classic touch of elegance to their homes. It is a versatile color that would look good both as an exterior and interior paint. It will be a clever choice for exterior paint, as it would not look dirtied or dusty quickly due to its naturally dark undertone.
Quiver Tan can be experimented with and used in several ways for interior paint. It can be used as an entryway paint to add more depth to a home. It can be used in large living spaces and bedrooms, and it would instantly look more elegant and classy.
However, since this is a dark color, Quiver Tan is preferably used in spaces that get an ample amount of sunlight. It might make small spaces even smaller due to its dark undertones.
Overall, if you are a fan of earthy colors that are not too bright, then Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan is the right choice for you. If your style is more towards brown, beige, or khaki colors, then Sherwin Williams Quiver Tan is sure to satisfy you. This unique neutral tan trim leans more towards bronze than tan.
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