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SW Creamy vs Greek Villa

Looking for the perfect creamy paint color for your home? Let’s compare Sherwin Williams Creamy vs Greek Villa to see which might be right for you!

Off white paint colors are a great option if you want to give your room a light, bright feel without it appearing stark.

Off white paint colors (and all white paint colors) can be either warm or cool toned.

In general, I think that warm toned whites are easier to decorate with, since cool whites can go icy pretty quickly.

Two of the most popular colors in this category are

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Creamy vs Greek Villa

Overall, Creamy is more of a warm white/off white and Greek Villa is more of a very very light greige paint color.

But, let’s dive into the aspects that make up the similarities and differences between these two shades!

SW creamy vs greek villa

What is similar about Creamy vs Greek Villa?

These are both off white paint colors with warm undertones. They are similar in tone and color, but not identical.

When you put them side by side you can really see the difference!

What is different about Creamy vs Greek Villa?

CreamyGreek Villa
RBGR:239 G:232 B:219R:240 G:236 B:226
Undertonesslightly warm yellow undertonesyellow and beige undertones


LRV measures how light or dark a color is – the closer to 100, the lighter the color.

With LRVs of 81 (Creamy) and 84 (Greek Villa) – Greek Villa is a bit lighter compared to Creamy.

Greek Villa is actually light enough to be considered white, while Creamy is more solidly in the off white/cream paint color.


Both of these colors have yellow undertones. Greek Villa has a bit more gray to it and slightly more neutral, while Creamy is more yellow and warm.

How do I decide between these two colors?

Overall, Greek Villa is lighter and more neutral than Creamy. If you want more of a warm white, go Greek Villa.

If you want an off white or warmer color, go Creamy!

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