Sherwin Williams – Worldly Gray

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Sherwin Williams – Worldly Gray

Worldly Gray SW 7043 by Sherwin Williams

Can there be too many beautiful neutrals?

Talking with designer and decorator friends it seems everyone has their favourites.

Worldly Gray by Sherwin Williams is certainly an incredibly popular one.

This subtle gray that some people may refer to as a greige, is a beautiful colour. As with many neutrals, it tends to take on slightly varying appearances in rooms depending on the light and other decor elements.

Let’s explore this colour a bit more closely here in this week’s colour review.

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In this colour review of Worldly Gray 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 – Worldly Gray

After you read my review if you would like all the information I discuss in one convenient place look no further than my new Perfect Colour Palette for Worldly Gray.

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

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Worldly Gray Colour Review

Undertone: violet

Worldly Gray

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.

Anew Gray SW 7030 and Zircon 7667

Anew Gray, Worldly Gray, Zircon, paint comparison, colour comparison
Colour Comparison with similar colours by Sherwin Williams

When comparing these three colours so closely as I have in the graphic above, you can easily see the differences in the undertones.

Anew Gray is a green-gray, Worldly Gray is a violet-gray and Zircon is a Blue Gray.

So many Shades of Gray! Who knew?!

Well, I did actually. 😉 But because I appreciate how confusing this can be if you are not a True Colour Expert obsessed with colour and design, I have a Free download for you.

Best Whites To Pair With Worldly Gray

Extra White SW 7006 by Sherwin Williams

Worldly Gray, Extra White

Snowbound SW 7004 by Sherwin Williams

Worldly Gray, Snowbound

Pearly White SW 7009 by Sherwin Williams

Worldly Gray, Pearly White

Extra White, Snowbound and Pearly White

Extra White being a true white will highlight Worldly Gray as a slightly cooler colour compared to both Snowbound and Pearly White. These two whites are definitely warmer in tone.

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Fabulous Colour Combinations

Worldly Gray with Blackberry, Silver Peony and Revel Blue

Worldly Gray, Blackberry, Silver Peony, Revel Blue

Blackberry SW 7577 by Sherwin Williams

Worldly Gray, Blackberry

Silver Peony SW 6547 by Sherwin Williams

Worldly Gray, Silver Peony

Revel Blue SW 6530 Sherwin Williams

Revel Blue is a pretty colour that is similar, to but not quite as dark as Van Deusen Blue by Benjamin Moore.

Worldly Gray, Revel Blue

Using the artwork below and my Perfect Colour Palette for Worldly Gray we came up with this beautiful colour combination.

Worldly Gray, Blackberry, Silver Peony, Revel Blue

The room rendering shown here is an example of how you can find inspiration for an interior design project and incorporate the colours from my Perfect Colour Palette into a space.

Worldly Gray Room Rendering

Remember, you don’t need to use all of the colours for paint.

Yes, the walls are Worldly Gray and the built-ins and fireplace shiplap are Snowbound, but those are the only two paint colours.

The remaining colours we integrated into the room’s decor in other ways. The blue sofa mimics Revel Blue and the accent cushions are similar to Blackberry and Silver Peony.

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