Looking for the perfect off-white paint color for your home? Let’s talk about Sherwin Williams Aged White and if it might be right for your home!
Creamy off-whites are a great choice when you’re looking for a neutral color with some warmth and sophistication. Creamy paint colors work well with a variety of decor styles.
However, dark off-whites can have a variety of undertones and levels of color depth, so it’s important to dive into the details before picking one!
Aged White, Sherwin Williams, SW 9180
Aged White is a white with a warm yellow undertone, making it a creamy, off-white paint color. It’s a classic, traditional, sophisticated color.
Aged White is in the white family.
Light Reflectance Value
Light Reflective Value is the measurement of how much light a color bounces around.
This is on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white.
Anything with an LRV of 72-82 is considered an off-white, so Aged White is a dark off-white paint color.
R: 232 G: 222 B: 205
RGB describes the amount of each color – red, green, and blue – present in a color.
This is on a scale of 0 to 255 for each color. This is basically the color mix to make the color!
Aged White has warm yellow undertones.
Aged White will look even warmer and creamier in south-facing rooms with lots of natural light. The yellow undertones may be more apparent in these spaces.
Aged White’s yellow undertones will not be as apparent in north-facing rooms without much natural light, but they’ll still be there.
It’s very important to swatch colors on your wall to be sure they look good – day and night – in your actual space before committing.
Aged White is a great choice for:
- Living rooms
- Home exterior
- Interior doors
Note that Aged White is a tricky color to use on trim or cabinets. It can be done, but be sure to swatch it in your space before committing.
- Behr Cinnamon Cake
- Benjamin Moore First Crush
- Sherwin Williams Radiant Dawn
- Sherwin Williams Divine White
- Sherwin Williams Steamed Milk
- Benjamin Moore Iconic Column
- Benjamin Moore French Macaroon
Aged White pairs well with soft whites, beiges or with other colors that are darker than it. (Remember, Aged White has an LRV of 74, so colors are darker than that.)
Its yellow undertones can make it tricky to pair with other light colors.
- Tumblin’ Tumbleweed
- Sawgrass Basket
- Crewel Tan
- Favorite Tan
- In the Navy
- Sea Serpent
- Smoky Blue
- Vogue Green
- Isle of Pines
As a creamy paint color, Aged White pairs well with soft whites for trim.
Aged White color palette
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Here are some common frequently asked questions about Aged White.
Does Aged White look yellow?
Aged White is a white with yellow undertones, which means it often looks creamy.
It can look yellowish in south-facing rooms with lots of natural light, but it can also look creamy. It just depends on your space!
Be sure to swatch colors in your home before committing.
What color trim goes with SW Aged White?
As a creamy paint color, Aged White pairs well with soft whites for trim. Try SW Alabaster, BM White Dove, or Behr Cameo White.
Is SW Aged White a good trim color?
SW Aged White is often too dark to be a good trim color.
I’d recommend trying SW Alabaster, BM White Dove, or Behr Cameo White instead if you’re looking for a warm white trim.
What colors pair well with SW Aged White?
SW Aged White looks great with soft white paint colors, beiges or many colors that are darker than it.
Try it with SW Ramie, SW Naval, or SW Vogue Green for a classic look.
What is the undertone of SW Aged White?
SW Aged White has yellow undertones, causing it to often look like a creamy off-white paint color.
What BM colors are similar to SW Aged White?
BM First Crush, BM Iconic Column, or BM French Macaroon are similar to SW Aged White.
It’s always important to swatch colors in your space before committing.
Before you go…
So, you’ve found the perfect paint color, but here’s the thing – there’s another big decision you have to make: picking the right paint sheen. Seriously, the level of glossiness can totally change how your color looks on the walls and how long the paint lasts!
Check out our complete guide to understanding paint sheens.
Still not sure what paint color to choose?
My Paint Color Formula ebook walks you through the painless process of expertly testing paint swatches to ensure you have the perfect color for your home.
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Thanks for reading!
Meg Hemmelgarn is a freelance writer and home decor + DIY blogger who loves to talk about paint colors. She and her husband are currently renovating their third fixer upper. You can see their projects on her blog, Green With Decor.