Sherwin Williams – Worldly Gray
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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
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Worldly Gray Colour Review
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
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?!
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Best Whites To Pair With Worldly Gray
Extra White SW 7006 by Sherwin Williams
Snowbound SW 7004 by Sherwin Williams
Pearly White SW 7009 by Sherwin Williams
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.
Fabulous Colour Combinations
Worldly Gray with Blackberry, Silver Peony and Revel Blue
Blackberry SW 7577 by Sherwin Williams
Silver Peony SW 6547 by Sherwin Williams
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.
Using the artwork below and my Perfect Colour Palette for Worldly Gray we came up with this beautiful colour combination.
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.
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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