Sherwin Williams Alabaster


Sherwin Williams Alabaster SW 7008 is a lovely soft, creamy white. It verges almost on the territory of being off-white but is just light enough to still be considered white.

Alabaster has been a popular shade of white for several years and shows no signs that it’s going anywhere.

Alabaster is a Popular Choice

Alabaster has an LRV of 82, making it a white paint color, but one that feels like it’s closer to an off-white. If you’re looking for a fresh white, this is not the one for you.

What is Alabaster’s LRV?

It technically has yellow undertones, but not so much that it will look bright yellow, thanks to a neutral base that cools it down just enough.

Alabaster’s Undertones

Alabaster has an LRV of 82, while Pure White has an LRV of 84 making it a brighter shade of white.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster vs Pure White

Sherwin Williams Alabaster 

Sherwin Williams Pure White 

Greek Villa is slightly whiter than Alabaster, with an LRV of 84 (compared to Alabaster’s 82).

Sherwin Williams Alabaster vs Sherwin Williams Greek Villa

Sherwin Williams Alabaster 

Sherwin Williams Greek Villa 

Looking at the comparison above, you can see how Alabaster has a warmer neutral base that calms it down, while White Dove also has a neutral base, it is just a bit lighter in color.

Sherwin Williams Alabaster vs Benjamin White Dove

Sherwin Williams Alabaster