Sherwin Williams – Silver Strand

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Sherwin Williams – Silver Strand

Silver Strand SW 7057 by Sherwin Williams

Silver Strand is just one of many beautiful and popular neutral gray paint colours from Sherwin Williams.

And like many grays it can look different at various times of the day depending on the room, the lighting and of course all the other accents and elements in the space.

Let’s take a closer look at this light and airy gray from Sherwin Williams.

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

In this colour review of Silver Strand by Sherwin Williams, I share:

  • The undertone of my featured colour
  • 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

Sherwin Williams – Silver Strand

After you read the blog, if you would like all the colour details in one convenient place, look no further than my new Perfect Colour Palette for Silver Strand.

My Perfect Colour Palette also includes 10 colours that go beautifully with Silver Strand, plus a 2-page step by step How-To for choosing a cohesive colour palette in your own home.

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

Undertone: blue/green

Sherwin Williams, Silver Strand

Colour Comparisons

As you can see below, it’s when we start comparing colours that you get a much better sense of a paint’s true colour.

Sea Salt SW 6204 and Passive SW 7064

If you couldn’t quite see the green/blue undertone it certainly is more apparent when comparing it to Sea Salt and Passive, two other lovely neutrals from Sherwin Williams.

Sea Salt, Silver Strand, Passive, colour comparison
Colour Comparison with similar colours by Sherwin Williams

Sea Salt is an extremely popular paint colour from Sherwin Williams that also has a green/blue undertone.

As you can see in the comparison above though, it’s not quite as strong or noticeable as it is in Silver Strand.

The paint colour Passive is also a gray but has a violet undertone.

When I do Colour Consultations in a client’s home, I always compare colours with my large colour boards so they can easily see the differences between the paint colours.

When I hold my large paint boards up to a decorative element such as fabrics, wallpaper or subway tile and then swap out one board with another board, it becomes clear as to which colour will work best.

If you think this slightly more subtle gray is more your style consider my Perfect Colour Palette for Sea Salt to give you some added inspiration.

Best Whites To Pair With Silver Strand

High Reflective White SW 7036 by Sherwin Williams

Silver Strand, High Reflective White

Snowbound SW 7004 by Sherwin Williams

Silver Strand, Snowbound

Pearly White SW 7009 by Sherwin Williams

Silver Strand, Pearly White

High Reflective White, Snowbound and Pearly White

All three whiles look super with Silver Strand but the comparison below gives you a good idea of the different looks you would get with each.

High Reflective White, Snowbound And Pearly White, Best Whites, Silver Strand

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Fabulous Colour Combinations

Silver Strand with Husky Orange, Slow Green and Snowbound

Silver Strand, Husky Orange, Slow Green, Snowbound
A bold and unexpected colour palette

Husky Orange SW 6636 by Sherwin Williams

Silver Strand, Husky Orange

Slow Green SW 6456 by Sherwin Williams

Silver Strand, Slow Green

Snowbound SW 7004 by Sherwin Williams

Silver Strand, Snowbound

We used the fabric below and my Perfect Colour Palette for Silver Strand to create this gorgeous palette.

Silver Strand With Fabric

From the room rendering below you can visualize the different ways to use these colours all together in one space.

The walls are painted Silver Strand.

The artwork on the left wall along with the cushions incorporates the Husky Orange.

And the accent chair is upholstered in a similar coloured fabric to that of Slow Green.

Silver Strand Room Rendering, husky orange, slow green, snowbound, artwork,

So remember, you can use my Perfect Colour Palettes to pull together a pretty colour scheme, being inspired by the colours for more than just paint colour for your walls.

Convenience At Your Fingertips

All of the colour combinations shown above plus more options for you to choose from are included in my Perfect Colour Palette of Silver Strand.

And it’s just one of the paint colours included in my newest Collection that showcases 10 beautiful neutrals from Sherwin Wiliams.

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

If you are a fan of the beautiful rich paints by Farrow & Ball I’ve also created a collection of 10 classic colours from this popular British paint company.

Farrow and Ball, classic paint colours
Farrow & Ball’s Collection of 10 Classic paint colours

My Perfect Colour Palette library is often expanding, click here to see all of them!

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