sherwin williams agreeable gray review

Agreeable Gray in Real-Life Homes

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray has been a popular paint color for the last several years.  But will its popularity continue?  These SW Agreeable Gray reviews and video will help you decide on your perfect wall color for 2021 and several years to come!


Even when true grays began to trend more in the last few years with the popularity of industrial farmhouse decor, greiges like Agreeable Gray retained their popularity.

As the events of 2020 unraveled, homeowners began to spend more time indoors and embraced the warmth and comfort their homes had to offer so much so that “coziness” has made its mark on home decor.  Although true grays can make a room look bigger, the popularity of greiges soared again to better incorporate the warmth and comfort of home.

Now, more than ever, Agreeable Gray is the perfect neutral greige paint color because it offers the light and airy feel of the latest paint color trends but is also warm enough to elevate the comfort level of any room! 

Agreeable Gray Throughout Our House

This color is my “go-to” warm gray as it is in most of the rooms of my home. I have lived with Agreeable Gray on my walls for three years and love it as much as the day I first rolled it on! Agreeable Gray goes well with any furniture or fixtures making it a great color to help sell your home. Throughout this post, you’ll see Agreeable Gray in my own home and many other real-life homes.

In this post, I’ll share with you several Agreeable Gray reviews as we take a brand new look at Agreeable Gray to give you peace of mind to use it in your own home!

LET ME SHOW YOU:

  • Why Agreeable Gray is such a versatile wall color that goes with anything
  • Agreeable Gray reviews from people who have lived with it in their own homes
  • Why Agreeable Gray will be on-trend for years to come
  • That God delights in your gifts and uniqueness in this week’s Renovate Your Faith devotional at the end of this post
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agreeable gray dining room
My Dining Room in Agreeable Gray

Is Gray Paint Going Out of Style?

Greiges gained a lot of popularity as farmhouse decor (Thank you Joanna!) came on the scene several years ago. They were a rustic, carefree, imperfection-embracing break from the yellow-toned beiges that accompanied more traditional home decor.

Greiges were a safe alternative to true grays because they had one foot in the warmer undertones of familiar beiges while having the other foot in the trendy cool-toned grays coming on the scene.

Warm grays waned in popularity slightly as more people favored cool grays throughout homes. But when the events of 2020 transpired, we embraced comfort to the point we even made it a priority within our home decor.

Although grays can make a room look bigger, they can also make a space feel cold, impersonal, and well…uninviting. As “coziness” became a hallmark of home decor, wall colors began to warm up slightly, trading the staunch, lifeless grays for something a little warmer.

Is Agreeable Gray Still Popular?

As I mention in the video, “coziness” has become a priority in home decor, steely grays have given way to softer greiges again. But this time, lighter greiges that are almost white have become the trend as opposed to deeper, muddier tones.

A new trend for 2021 is warm whites but the problem with whites is they can quickly wash out an entire room. You need some depth of color to give your decor dimension and contrast. And those beautiful white-walled rooms you see on Instagram? In most cases, they are light greiges behind a stark filter that retains contrast.

Agreeable Gray has seen a long duration of popularity that lessoned some as cool grays became popular. But now that light greiges are on trend again for 2021, Agreeable Gray is seeing a rise in popularity like never before. Not only does AG embrace neutral warmth that is so versatile with any decor and style, but it is on the lighter side greiges that is now so popular.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Entry Way
More images of this GORGEOUS Agreeable Gray entryway can be found on Instagram here: @heygirlfriend.blog

What is the Perfect Greige Paint Color?

Somehow Agreeable Gray works with almost any other color scheme which is probably why its an all-time best-seller for Sherwin Williams.

Not only is Agreeable Gray Sherwin Williams’ most popular gray color but it is also the perfect greige. It carefully balances gray and beige into a soft warm beige that is extremely versatile.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY COOL AND WARM COLORS?
Warm colors are red, orange, and yellow while cool colors are blue, green, and magenta.  Even the most subtle cool or warm undertones can affect the feel of a room.  For example, a cooler (grayer) greige color can make a room look more spacious and airy.  But colors that are too cool can make a room feel sparse and impersonal.  Warm colors like beiges with yellow undertones can make a room feel warmer and cozier.  However, a room with too much yellow can look dated and stuffy.  Natural light is usually a tad blue and most artificial lights are yellower.
 

The Agreeable Gray color palette coordinates naturally with either cool or warm tones of any home décor including furniture, flooring, wall art, hardware, and window treatments. I’ve seen it time and time again as most of the rooms in my own home are painted in this color.

Painting a room is the most budget-friendly way to update a room without having to buy new furnishings and decor.

But why is AG so versatile as the perfect light neutral that works well with almost any color palette?

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Undertones

To understand the amazing-ness that is Agreeable Gray we have to better understand its LRV or Light Reflective Value.

WHAT IS LRV?
LRV (Light Reflective Value) is a measurement for how much light will reflect on the painted surface.  In other words, it shows how light or dark a color is.  LVR will help you easily compare the depth of different shades to one another.  When you are starring at 12 greige paint swatches that are all starting to look the same, knowing their LVR number can be a big help to know how light and dark they truly are!

The range for LRV is 0 to 100 where  0 is black reflecting the least amount of light and 100 is true white reflecting the most light.  (That’s why darker color cars are warmer in summer than lighter cars – unless you are in here in Texas where they are ALL just crazy hot. )

As mentioned in the video, agreeable gray has an LRV of 60 which is just above the midpoint meaning it is on the lighter, more-reflective side of the spectrum.  A higher LVR adds life to any room giving it that sought-after “light and airy” feel.  However, your LVR shouldn’t be so high that your paint color meshes together with your trim.  That’s when your walls look washed out and they don’t give your room enough contrast.

How paint responds to light is its most distinctive asset BUT it can add layers of complexity when picking a paint color.  Fortunately, you now know what to look for when picking the perfect colors!

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Bathroom Farmhouse
Blue Creative Interiors uses Agreeable Gray throughout her whole home. Follow her on Instagram here: @bluecreativeinteriors

LRV is one consideration but shades also have different undertones.  All grays have blue, purple, or green undertones.  That means under the perfect conditions (or not-so-perfect conditions) these colors can show through. 

HOWEVER, because the intensity of the undertones of Agreeable Gray are so perfectly balanced, you seldomly see these colors come through.  That’s why it is such a versatile paint shade that coordinates well with so many other colors.

What to Know About Agreeable Gray’s Undertones

If you push Agreeable Gray to the limits say with a very cool light bulb it can pull some purple undertones. The only time I have seen this in the last few years in my own Agreeable Gray rooms was when I put in a lightbulb that was 6000K, which was way too blue. The whole room looked like a changing room with bright fluorescent lighting so I’m not surprised the paint color pulled some atypical undertones.

Some say that Agreeable Gray hash some green undertones. I’m almost hesitate to even include that because I don’t want you to think it’s a sage-y greige because it’s not. BUT I do love the way it coordinates with houseplants in my home! I’ve lived with this color for several years and absolutely love. No paint color is perfect …but this one is about as close as they come!

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Living Room Decor
Jennie at Jenuinehome.com does a great job of showing how well Agreeable Gray can be livened up with pops of color to give you so many options while decorating. For decorating tips and tricks, you can see more from Jenny here: jenuinehome.com

How Light Affects Agreeable Gray Paint

To better understand how light reacts with AG, it’s a good idea to know how directional changes can make paint colors warmer or cooler.

  • North-Facing Rooms – Northern light is not as bright and brings out cooler tones within a color, so if you paint Agreeable Gray on a wall facing the north, light from those windows will make your walls appear cooler and will therefore showcase AG’s grayer side. To counteract this effect, you can hang a mirror to help bounce the light around the room and balance it.
  • South-Facing Rooms – Southern light is bright and warm from dawn to dusk. This will bring out the warmer tones of AG making it slightly beige, showing off its warmth.
  • East-Facing and West-Facing Rooms – When decorating a room facing either direction, consider the time of the day the room will be used the most. Light in west-facing spaces is cooler in the morning and brighter (warmer) in the afternoon. The opposite is true for east-facing rooms where you will want to embrace the cooler evening light for a calming effect.
how light affects Agreeable Gray

How Light Bulbs Affect Agreeable Gray Paint Color

Did you know that lightbulbs can drastically affect the color of your paint? When buying lightbulbs, white cool bulbs can give off a bluer tint where incandescent bulbs give off yellow light. For the best representation of your wall color, try a neutral white bulb that represents daylight. I’ve used these low-cost LED bulbs in my Agreeable Gray living room for over a year now and they bring out they make my walls and home decor look amazing: LED Daylight Bulbs

Does The Wall Color Agreeable Gray Help a Home Sell Better?

Because Agreeable gray is so balanced as a neutral, it is a great color to use if you are planning to repaint before putting your house on the market in the next 2-4 years!  (See DIY Projects with the Highest ROI when selling your home HERE.) Revere Pewter used to be the most people color to sell a home but now homeowners are favoring Agreeable Gray because lighter colors are more popular.

Renovated Faith: What’s in a Name?

So many of my DIY projects remind me of God’s capacity to transform our brokenness and renew our hearts.  If you are a work-in-progress, just like I am, check out the Renovate Your Faith Devotional at the bottom of each DIY and home décor post.   Click here to get a weekly reminder of new posts by adding your email address.

The Posterboard Trick For Picking The Right Paint Color

It’s a great idea to get samples of your paint color, whether that’s an actual sample-sized container of paint or the Samplize stick-on squares (click here for prices). But oftentimes, I see homeowners paint the sample directly on their old color.

As I explain in the video, doing this makes it really difficult to see a true comparison of what the new samples would look like. That’s because the old paint is influencing the look of your new paint sample on the wall.

Click here for Peel & Stick Samples

For example, if you put an Agreeable Grey paint sample on the wall of a room that is already a yellow-y beige, then Agreeable Gray is going to look very gray because the yellow undertones will trick your eye into thinking AG is cooler than it really is. I’ve seen the same with light and dark colors.

To fix this problem, put your sample on a white piece of poster board. Then, your brain is comparing the paint on your sample to pure white and it isn’t easily swayed by the color already on the wall. The white border around the sample acts as a boundary for your eye to better anchor itself back to pure white.

You can also use a project board (like for science fair projects) to bend around a corner and then stick the paint sample over it. This allows you to see and compare how the sample looks in your house from two different light sources at once!

You can use command strips to adhere your piece of poster board to the wall. When you are down to two or three samples, attach the poster board pieces (with samples attached) to your walls. Then, live with them a couple of days to see how they are affected by the lighting throughout the day.

Real-Life Rooms with Agreeable Gray

My living room, kitchen, breakfast area, entry, and dining room are all painted in Agreeable Gray. I absolutely love this color and how versatile it is. Even at it’s extremes on a northern to southern exposure, it looks amazing in my home coordinating well with my furniture and flooring. All of the pictures below are of real-life houses with Sherwin Williams 7029 (Agreeable Gray) to see how it looks in different lighting situations.

Agreeable Gray Paint in Living Rooms

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Living ROom Wall with Fireplace
This beautiful fireplace actually belongs to my mother-in-law Kathy Peters. She has Agreeable Gray in her entry, living room, and dining room. My brother-in law Paul Cooper built the wooden surround and painted it in SW Pure White.
Sherin Williams Agreeable Gray Living Room with Yellow Accents
This Agreeable Gray Living room is by Blue Creative Interiors. Follow Blake on Instagram here: @bluecreativeinteriors

Agreeable Gray Kitchen Cabinets

Agreeable Gray is gorgeous on cabinets! I have always thought of it as a wall color but it turns out it is a stunning neutral alternative to true grays and whites! You can see more pics of this stunning kitchen from Jennaye.com here : Kitchen Remodel with Agreeable Gray Cabinets

Bathroom Cabinets in Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray

I’m completely blown away by these bathroom cabinets painted in Agreeable Gray. Aren’t they stunning?!?! I never would have thought to paint cabinets in a light gray but it’s so pretty! Be sure to follow Blake’s out-of-the-box design ideas for traditional home decor here: @bluecreativeinteriors

This laundry room by Meredith Roday Design shows the versatility of Agreeable Gray. It looks great against the gray and white backsplash and I love how pretty the gold hardware looks against this color. To see the full reveal click here: Agreeable Gray Laundry Room Reveal

Agreeable Gray Laundry Room

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Laundry Room
SW Agreeable Gray Laundry Room: Blake @bluecreativeinteriors

Agreeable Gray Kitchens

Agreeable Gray is a great option for kitchens because it is light and bright without being cold. Also, it’s not so bright that white cabinets just blend in with the walls.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Kitchen
No one can decorate a farmhouse kitchen quite like @westtexfarmhouse on Instagram
Sherwin williams agreeable gray kitchen walls
You can really see how balanced the beige and gray undertones are in this Agreeable Gray kitchen from @cypresspondhome on Instagram

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Entryways

First impressions are important and I can’t think of a better paint color for entryways than Agreeable Gray. You can see in this entryway by @boylewaybillet on Instagram how well this color coordinates with gold hardware and rustic woods.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray entryway with Gold lighting and wood
Source: boylewaybillet on Instagram
Sherwin Williams Entryway with wood floors
Here’s another stunning entryway with Agreeable Gray walls by @follow.us.home on Instagram

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray with Board and Batten

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray with Board and Batten

Agreeable Gray is a great color with board and batten because it is still dark enough to contrast with the white but light enough to look light and airy. This entryway belongs to my in-laws. My mother-in-law Kathy Peters was the person who first got me interested in home decor. She’s very gifted with design…and I’m not just saying that to get extra points. Also, my brother-in-law Paul Cooper added the board and batten.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Nursery

Carmen with Living Letter home took advantage of Agreeable Gray’s soft beige undertones in her nursery above. This is a great nursery color because it coordinates so well with baby blue or pastel pink but will also work with future color palettes. You can see the rest of Carmen’s nursery here: Neutral Boy Nursery Reveal

Dining Rooms in SW Agreeable Gray

Agreeable greige goes so well with rustic wood tones that are so popular now. It also looks great against the tall board and batten in SW Pure White

Sherwin williams agreeable gray with board and batten dining room
Kathy Peters’ dining room with board and batten by Paul Cooper
agreeable gray dining room from blue interior creatives
Agreeable Gray Dining Room From Blue Creative Interiors on Instagram
Sherwin williams agreeable gray breakfasta area by blue creativive interiors
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Breakfast Area by Blue Creative Interiors on Instagram

Bathrooms in Agreeable Gray (Sherwin Williams)

This bathroom is a beautiful example of how Agreeable Gray can coordinate well with gray tile AND gold hardware in the same room. The white paint is Sherwin Williams Alabaster, a creamy white.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Bathroom with Gray Tile Floor
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Bathroom by @hilmac7 on Instagram

This is a great example of how SW Agreeable Gray can handle a lot of sun without looking washed out.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Master Bathroom
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Master Bath @Building_with_boys on Instagram

Agreeable Grey Paint in Master Bedrooms

The versatility of Agreeable Gray amazes me. See how it looks on this wall of board and batten. It is absolutely gorgeous and you can see more of this bedroom here: @jennastarrdesigns

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Board and Batten Accent Wall in Bedroom
Agreeable Gray Board and Batten Wall @jennastarrdesigns on Instagram
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Bedroom
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Guest Bedroom from @bluehouse_vintage

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Office Spaces

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Office
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Office by Blue Creative Interiors on Instagram @bluecreativeinteriors
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Kitchen desk Area
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Office by Blue Creative Interiors on Instagram @bluecreativeinteriors

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Exterior

Agreeable Gray works well for giving outdated brick a new look. It helps this home have a clean new palette without the stark contrast of white that’s hard to keep clean.

Furniture

Agreeable Gray not only looks great on cabinets and walls but it also looks amazing on furniture. You can see the console table below and this bathroom cabinet gives you an idea of how it would look on a hutch or secretary desk.

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Cabinet
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Cabinets by Blue Creative Interiors.

Agreeable Gray is also great as a furniture paint. I love the rustic farmhouse look of this rustic console table from @baldheadwooddesign

Sherwin Williams agreeable gray on furniture
Source: @baldheadwooddesign on Instagram

Comparisons With Similar Wall Colors

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray vs. Accessible Beige

Accessible beige is agreeable grays warmer counterpart.  They have almost the exact same depth of color but accessible beige is warmer and Agreeable leans more into gray with its cooler undertones. 

The LVR of Accessible Beige is 58, slightly darker than Agreeable Gray’s LVR of 60.  Accessible Beige is more warm-toned than Agreeable Gray.  Where Agreeable Gray has some green undertones, Accessible Gray has yellow undertones as with most beiges.

If you aren’t sold on the grayer tones in Agreeable Gray, accessible beige is a safe bet as it’s just a versatile as its grayer cousin.

agreeable gray vs accessible beige

Agreeable Gray vs. Revere Pewter

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter has had huge popularity in the last five years but it is wavering in popularity because lighter beiges are now trending. Revere Pewter is more of a muddy gray.

Agreeable Gray and Revere Pewter both have green undertones. We have Revere Pewter in our guest room and it seems to pull more of the green undertones than Agreeable Gray.

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter is slightly darker than Agreeable Gray as it has an LRV of 55. If you are looking for an earthier gray, Revere Pewter is your best bet while Agreeable Gray is a more light and airy greige.

agreeable gray vs revere pewter

Agreeable Gray vs. Repose Gray

What is the difference between Repose Gray and Agreeable Gray? If Accessible Beige is Agreeable Gray’s beiger cousin, Repose Gray is a grayer counterpart of Agreeable Gray. Repose Gray is the same depth (LV=60) as Agreeable Gray and like Revere Pewter has green undertones. Agreeable Gray has green undertones as well but they can be more obvious in certain lighting situations with Repose Gray.

Repose Gray also has blue undertones as a true gray and Agreeable Gray is a balanced neutral as a true greige. Many have called Repose Gray the perfect gray paint color and I’d argue that Agreeable Gray is the perfect light greige.

agreeable gray vs repose gray

Agreeable Gray vs. Edgecomb Gray

When comparing Benjamin Moore’s Edgecomb Gray to Agreeable Gray, they are very similar! We have Edgecomb Gray in my daughter’s room and it is slightly lighter with an LVR of 63.88. I’m a big fan of Edgecomb Gray as a light beige (why do I feel like I’m cheating on AG by saying that?!?). It’s a lighter version of Agreeable Greige and is great for a northern exposure where you don’t have to worry about it being too washed out.

Agreeable Gray vs. Worldly Gray

Sherwin Williams Worldy Gray is a little darker (LRV=58) than Agreeable Gray and it is more showy with its green undertones. Worldy Gray is a good option is you are concerned about Agreeable Gray looking too washed out in a southern exposure.

agreeable gray vs worldly gray

Anew Gray vs. Agreeable Gray

Anew Gray is one shade darker on the paint sample than Agreeable Gray. It is slightly darker than Worldly Gray because it has an LVR of 47. Although it’s one shade away from Agreeable Gray, Anew Gray is not a good coordinating color with AG because it’s still a little too close in intensity.

anew gray vs agreeable gray

Agreeable Gray vs. Swiss Coffee

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee is beautiful warm white but be careful about putting it on walls with western or eastern exposures because it may pull yellow. It is also very light which can leave a room looking washed out. In a room with lots of sunlight, Agreeable Gray looks a lot like Swiss Coffee. The LVR of Swiss Coffee is 83 making it much lighter than Agreeable Gray and it has fewer gray undertones.

agreeable gray vs swiss coffee
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray reading nook
The walls in this photo are Agreeable Gray and the base and shiplap are in Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal. Source: @bluecreativeinteriors on Instagram

Whites with Agreeable Gray

You have lots of great trim options with Agreeable Gray as it is really versatile with a number of whites. If you want to paint your trim with a creamier white, I’d go for Alabaster. It’s the trim color you can see in the images of my living room and dining room and not as harsh as other whites.

Agreeable Gray and Extra White are a great combination if you want a brighter, truer white for your trim.

Sherwin Willians Agreeable Gray with Extra White on Board and Batten
The board and batten is painted in Sherwin Williams Extra White and the walls are painted with Agreeable Gray. See more images of this gorgeous dining room with board and batten on Instagram at @designwithdink

However, if you want a white that is only slightly cool, I like Pure White more because it is more subdued and not as stark as Extra White.

Sherwin Williams Pure White and Agreeable Gray
SW Agreeable Gray with Pure White trim

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Coordinating Colors

What colors look good with Agreeable Gray? Agreeable Gray’s versatility doesn’t only extend to a room’s fixtures and decor but it plays nicely with several other neutral paint colors.

  • Mega Greige – Mega Greige is another great Sherwin-williams gray with warm tones that is two shades darker on the Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray swatch. It is a great darker greige if you are looking to do an accent wall or adjacent room in the same color family. Anew Gray is between Agreeable Gray and Mega Greige on the Agreeable Gray color strip. However, it’s smart to avoid colors next to each other on the color swatch because they are often too similar in depth. You want the contrasting color you choose to look deliberate.
  • Sea Salt – If you are looking for a sage green with lots of neutral undertones, Sea Salt is your color! It is absolutely beautiful as it’s a sage green that goes beautifully with farmhouse and coastal decor. It’s bright enough to look intentionally green but definitely a muted neutral that is versatile.
  • Benjamin Moore Hale Navy – My favorite navy is Hale Navy. It has lots of gray undertones making it almost a neutral in and of itself. It goes beautifully with Agreeable Gray as an accent color or as a furniture color. You can read all about why Hale Navy is my go-to navy here: Benjamin Moore Hale Navy Review
  • Oyster Bay – This a darker version of Seal Salt if you are looking for a greige with obvious green undertones that is dark enough to coordinate with Agreeable Gray.
  • Steamed Milk – I already mentioned that Alabaster is a good creamy white as a trim color. But if you’re looking for a true cream for furniture or an accent wall, Steamed Milk coordinates well with SW Agreeable Gray
  • Dovetail – This is another darker greige that leans harder into gray than Mega Gray. Agreeable Gray and Dovetail look gorgeous together in any room.
Sherwin Williams agreeable gray with navy cabinets
Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Walls with Sherwin Williams Naval Cabinets from @bluecreativeinteriors on Instagram

Paint Samples

Paint samples are available in any of these colors above in the Sampalize stick-on samples below. Just remember to use the Posterboard Trick I mentioned above!

If you want a small container of sample paint, Lowe’s has them for less than $5 and you can ask them to color match the paint to whatever samples you are looking for as all of Sherwin Williams’ colors are in their computer. With the small containers of paint, you have the luxury of painting larger samples on a wall or you can make your own paint stick samples.

Where to Buy Sherwin William Agreeable Gray

You can find Agreeable Gray at Sherwin Williams. There are hundreds of stores all over the US and you can find one close to you here: Sherwin Williams Store Locater

Agreeable Gray (Home Depot Equivalent)

If you want to enjoy the color versatility of Agreeable Gray but not the higher price point of Sherwin Williams, you can have some other options. For the Behr Equivalent to Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray, you can go to any Home Depot store. You don’t need a code, just tell them that you want the paint matched to SW AG and they will hook you up. They have all the codes in their computer system.

Agreeable Gray (Lowe’s Equivalent)

Wherever you find Sherwin Williams paint, Agreeable Gray is a color option. Since Lowe’s carries their own line of Sherwin Williams paint you can buy small amounts of Agreeable Gray to use as a sample. Just tell them what you need at the paint counter. I wouldn’t say that the paint at Lowe’s is exactly the same quality as what is sold in Sherwin Williams stores. But, I have used Lowe’s Sherwin Williams line on a couple of projects and have been happy with it.

Agreeable Gray (Benjamin Moore Equivalent)

I just called our local Benjamin Moore store to confirm that they have Sherwin Williams’ colors in their computer. So, if you prefer Benjamin Moore Advance over Sherwin Williams ProClassic, you can easily get your favorite brand matched to your perfect color.

RENOVATE YOUR FAITH: How God Really Sees You

When I started this journey of blogging, I had every intention of being a faith blog with an occasional DIY or home decor post to keep things interesting.⁣⁣⁣

However, I realized that what energized me the most and what made my heart the happiest was the DIY posts. With these projects, I could be creative, work with my hands and help people by finding a better way to improve some aspect of their home.⁣⁣⁣
 
But I felt some guilt about this…⁣⁣⁣

Part of me felt like a sell-out for no longer doing posts with ONLY devotional content.⁣⁣⁣
 
Then something interesting happened.⁣⁣⁣
 
I start getting emails saying “I found your post about refinishing my side tables and came away with encouragement in my faith.” Or the email I got just a few minutes ago, “I was reading about tips to sell my home and the part at the end about God’s plans brought tears to my eyes.”⁣⁣⁣
 
God loves it when we use the very gifts and talents He gave us. He has given them to us for a reason and He delights in watching us enjoy them.⁣ Like a daddy watching his daughter play softball, He watches you intently saying “Atta girl (your name here)!⁣⁣⁣
 
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.” Colossians 3:23⁣⁣⁣
 
So whether you are rocking your baby to sleep, teaching middle schoolers or spray painting door knobs, know your Heavenly Father takes great joy in watching you use your gifts.⁣⁣⁣

For more spiritual encouragement, click here for the rest of my project posts that also include Renovate Your Faith devotionals.

Agreeable Gray Against Navy. Click HERE to see How To Decorate Your Home WIth God’s Word

FAQ’s on Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray

Is Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Warm or Cool?

SW Agreeable Gray is well balanced between warm and cool undertones as a true beige. That means it will do well with warm and cool color schemes.

Does Agreeable Gray Look Purple?

Under very cool lighting conditions, I have seen Agreeable gray pull some very slight purple undertones. This is not a common occurrence, but if you are having this problem for some reason, switch to a softer (warmer) light bulb.

How Much Is Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray?

Sherwin Williams paint products start at about $50 / gallon and go up from there. That sounds like a lot and it is but take into consideration that you will use much fewer coats with higher quality paint.

Why are Sherwin Williams Products So Expensive?

I once tried to save money so I bought cheap paint to paint the cabinets in our old house and I had to paint on 10 (yes, 10!) coats because it was like painting with milk. At the end of the day, I spent a lot more on cheap paint because I had to do so many coats.

Be sure to sign up for the Sherwin Williams email list because they have sales on paint ALL the time. Most of the time you will save at least 25% off. You can sign up for their list here: Sherwin Williams Sales Reminders

For a lower-cost option, I really like Behr paints as well and you can have their paint color-matched to Agreeable Gray. It is already in their computer system. Get at least their Ultra Pure Premium Plus which is about 30.00

Is Agreeable Gray a Good Color for Cabinets?

I have always thought of Agreeable Gray as a wall color, but lately, it has caught on as a great light greige for bathroom and kitchen cabinets. Be sure to see the pictures above of AG on real-life cabinets. I think they are gorgeous!

What is a Shade Darker Than Agreeable Grade?

One shade darker on the color strip is Sherwin Williams Anew Gray and a shade deeper than that is Mega Greige.

What is a Lighter Version of Agreeable Gray?

If you love Agreeable Gray but wish it was lighter, it can be mixed at 50%. Just go to your local Lowe’s store and ask them to mix a sample at 50% or even 75% to test out. That way you can get all the wonderful versatility of Agreeable Gray but with less pigment.

Which is Better Agreeable Gray or Repose Gray?

These colors are very similar and almost have the same LRV (color depth) but the one difference is that Repose Gray is slightly more gray and Agreeable Gray is a tag more beige. Be sure to use the Posterboard Trick above to see how they both look in your room!

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I have always thought of Agreeable Gray as a wall color but lately it has caught on as great light greige for bathroom and kitchen cabinets. Be sure to see the pictures above of AG on real-life cabinets. I think they are gorgeous!

What is a Shade Darker Than Agreeable Grade?

One shade darker on the color strip is Sherwin Williams Anew Gray and a shade deeper than that is Mega Greige.

What is a Lighter Version of Agreeable Gray?

Agreeable Gray can be mixed at 50% so if you need a lighter version, go to your local Lowe’s store and ask them to mix a sample at 50% or even 75%. That way you can get all the wonderful versatility of Agreeable Gray but with less pigment.

Which is Better Agreeable Gray or Repose Gray?

These colors are very similar and almost have the same LRV (color depth) but the one difference is that Repose Gray is slightly more gray and Agreeable Gray is a tag more beige. Be sure to use the Postorboard Trick above to see how they both look in your room!

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Final Thoughts on Sherwin Williams 7029 (Agreeable Gray)

Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray is not only a beautiful color but it will be on-trend for years to come. More homeowners are preferring light greiges to cold grays and Agreeable Gray is the perfect light greige. It works so well with any color scheme or light exposure and you are sure to have this color on your walls for years to come without worrying it will go out of style. Hopefully, these Agreeable Grey reviews in real-life homes will make your decision an easy one!

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  1. Last year we finished our basement. Choosing a color is sooooo hard.

    A friend was repainting her interior and chose Agreeable Gray. We ended up going with Revere Pewter with White Dove as our trim. We both love our choices.

    You recently did an article on LED grow lights. We have about 5 sets of those in our basement which all turn on/off with 1 remote. The lights are cheap, super easy to install and add a warm glow to our built-ins and room.

    I never realized that we could put live plants underneath the LED lights. How awesome. For homes with these colors and built-ins, I highly recommend those LED lights as a finishing touch. You will be amazed what they do to a room.

  2. I chose Accessible Beige for my hearth/kitchen area and since then I’ve used it in several more rooms in the house…it really does the trick no matter where I put it…open airy rooms with lots of light and small closed in bathrooms. I also agree with the white poster board method…worked for me too!
    Thanks!

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