Sherwin Williams Natural Tan: the warm neutral you’ve been looking for
When it comes to the best tan and beige paint colors, Sherwin Williams is in the lead, especially with a color like Natural Tan.
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What type of paint color is Natural Tan? Is it warm or cool?
If you have north-facing light or afternoon eastern/morning western light, you may see Natural Tan leaning a bit grayer or flatter. However, with south-facing or afternoon western sunshine, Natural Tan offers a passive warmth to what can be an overwhelmingly warm-looking room.
What’s the LRV of Natural Tan?
Natural Tan has an LRV of 65. With this higher-than-average LRV, Natural Tan is a ‘light’ depth paint color.
Not sure what LRV is? It could save your paint-lovin’ life – read all about it HERE.
What are the undertones of Natural Tan?
Natural Tan is VERY neutral and subtle in its look, rarely flashing a green undertone with a BARE wink of yellow.
What’s the best way to sample paint?
Like with every paint color, I highly recommend using SAMPLIZE. Samplize is a peel & stick paint sample that you can easily move around your room for over HALF THE COST of traditional sample pots – and they deliver right to your front door!
Learn all about Samplize HERE
If I’m painting my walls Natural Tan, what’s the best white paint color for my trim?
With Natural Tan on the walls, I lean into…
Is Natural Tan a good color for the exterior of my home?
With its subtle warmth, Natural Tan could be a nice exterior option, keeping in mind it will look CONSIDERABLY lighter and more washed-out when natural light hits it (due to its higher LRV). I might choose a cleaner white paint color for the trim to amp up the contrast.
What Benjamin Moore paint colors are the same as or similar to Natural Tan?
Every color has its particular look, and trust me; there will be NO perfect match – you WILL see shifts in undertones, temperature and depths, but you could check out…
- Benjamin Moore White Sand
BTW, if you’re thinking of color matching between brands (i.e., getting Benjamin Moore to make a Sherwin William’s paint color), you might want to read THIS first.
What paint colors look good with Natural Tan?
White Sand is a reasonably flexible neutral paint color and suits a variety of colors, such as some…
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WRITTEN IN 2020, UPDATED IN 2022