Sherwin Williams – Canvas Tan

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Sherwin Williams – Canvas Tan

Canvas Tan SW 7531 by Sherwin Williams

Don’t turn your nose up because you think this colour tone is ‘so 10 years ago’, because Beiges are back!

And today I am reviewing a longstanding popular paint colour that is the lovely neutral Canvas Tan by Sherwin Williams.

This is a warm, light tan that does well in both sun-filled and darker rooms.

If you’re new here, welcome! Below you will see what I cover in every colour review post.

In this colour review of Canvas Tan by Sherwin Williams, I share:

  • The undertone
  • Colour comparisons in order to easily see the different colour tones
  • Best white paint colours for the trim and ceilings
  • Beautiful colour combinations to inspire you for your decorating project
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Walls shown in rendering as Canvas Tan

Sherwin Williams – Canvas Tan

After you read the blog post, if you would like all the information that I share in one convenient place, be sure to check out this Perfect Colour Palette.

In addition to the details I provide in my blog, the PDF includes a total of 10 colours that go beautifully with Canvas Tan.

Plus, there is a comprehensive step-by-step How-To Guide included for choosing a cohesive colour palette in your own home.

A must-have resource for any colour enthusiast or interior design professional!

Canvas Tan Colour Review

Undertone: green

Canvas Tan

Colour Comparisons

Canvas Tan is a beige with a green undertone.

We can better identify the undertone of a colour such as this when we compare it to other neutral paints in the beige family.

Patience SW 7555 and Accessible Beige SW 7036

Patience, Canvas Tan, Accessible Beige
Colour Comparisons with similar colours by Sherwin Williams

From the comparison graphic above the true colour of Canvas Tan becomes much clearer.

Patience, shown on the top, is a pink beige.

Accessible Beige has a green undertone, but is more intense than Canvas Tan.

When looking at my large colour boards, a close comparison to Sherwin Williams’ Canvas Tan is Muslin by Benjamin Moore, even though it is a pink beige.

Best Whites To Pair With Canvas Tan

Extra White SW 7006 by Sherwin Williams

Extra White, Sherwin Williams

Greek Villa SW 7551 by Sherwin Williams

Greek Villa, Sherwin Williams

Dover White SW 6385 by Sherwin Williams

Dover White, Sherwin Williams

Extra White, Greek Villa and Dover White

See all three together to get a better sense of these recommended whites to use with this Sherwin Williams neutral paint colour.

Extra White, Greek Villa, Dover White, white paint trim, Sherwin Williams

They don’t even look white when you see them on the super white backdrop of my website!

That’s why choosing white paint colours can be a daunting task when decorating your home.

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Fabulous Colour Combinations

Canvas Tan with Reddened Earth, Black Fox and Blustery Sky

Yes, other warm colours are back in style too! I am loving this combination with the cool blue.

Canvas Tan, Reddened Earth, Black Fox, Blustery Sky, Sherwin Williams

Reddened Earth SW 6053 by Sherwin Williams

Reddened Earth, Sherwin Williams

Black Fox SW 7020 by Sherwin Williams

Black Fox, Sherwin Williams

Blustery Sky SW 9140 by Sherwin Williams

Blustery Sky, Sherwin Williams

Oval Room Blue by Farrow & Ball is similar to Sherwin Williams’ Blustery Sky, but just a little more green.

The beautiful fabric here demonstrates exactly how a complementary colour palette can be used to bring a room together.

Sherwin Williams Canvas Tan, Reddened Earth, Black Fox, Blustery Sky

Walls painted Canvas Tan, some stunning drapery in the above fabric, an area rug with a strong Blustery Sky shade to it and accent pieces with hints of Reddened Earth and Black Fox. Gorgeous.

Convenience At Your Fingertips

For your convenience, all the colour combinations shown above coordinate with this popular beige (plus 7 more!) are included in my Perfect Colour Palette for Canvas Tan.

Canvas Tan Sherwin Williams

Canvas Tan is also included in my newest Collection that showcases 10 beautiful neutrals from Sherwin Wiliams.

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10 of the most popular Sherwin Williams’ Neutrals in one collection

My Perfect Colour Palette library is regularly growing, so click here to see all that are currently available.

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(4) Comments
  • Brian
    | 8 October 2022

    Your rederings stink for showcasing the wall colors. It looks fake, probably because it is. Your color stories are terrific. I would like to see the paint color in a real room. I look forward to your picks and have trouble visualizing the color through a rendering.

    • Claire Jefford
      | 4 November 2022

      Hi Brian. We haven’t used this colour yet, so that’s why we have to share it in renderings.

  • Deborah
    | 25 March 2023

    What is the name of the fabric in your example and where is it available to see? Also, I have white washed maple cabinets that I am looking for a wall color for. Your thoughts?

    • Claire Jefford
      | 31 March 2023

      Hi Deborah. Unfortunately, that fabric is discontinued and we no longer have details of it. For your white washed maple cabinets and wall colour question, you need to look at your counter, backsplash and any other hard design elements together to best determine what paint colour will work best. You can grab my free download for my 5 tips on Choosing the right paint colour the first time –>

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