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Cynthia Orr, CKD

President of Kitchen Blueprints



Cynthia is a Certified Kitchen Designer with over 35 years experience in more than 40 lines of cabinets. Cynthia is an expert in design solutions for unusual requests.

Her background in Interior Design gives her the capability to design your kitchen in any style or period that interests you. She is very attuned to her clients' needs and can create plans for a comfortable,workable and inspirational environment.

In order to stay current with the latest styles and designs, Cynthia regularly attends the National Kitchen and Bath Show and design seminars.

Bachelors of Science Degree at State University of New York

Attended Design Schools for Wood-Mode, Quality, Crystal and Quaker Maid

NKBA Design School


We have completed multiple projects with Kitchen Blueprints and we can always expect that they will be done with the highest quality, timely, and without surprises!Read More

We worked with Nancy at Kitchen Blueprints who was wonderful and fun to work with. She knows her business, very helpful with finishes and styles of cabinets and kitchen islands. We renovated while out of town and some measurements had to be reworked but Nancy and her shop were accommodating. We did a two toned cabinet kitchen and we are very pleased with our end result. This business was recommended by our contractor.Read More

Melinda Rider was so helpful and prompt in all my dealings with her. She is the consummate professional and was available to me at all times. In working with Melinda she was able to give me new ideas that I had not thought of for our project which was actually what we used because of its ability to give us the storage we needed and give us a better layout.Read More

Melinda Rider from Kitchen Blueprints was fantastic to work with. She went out of her way to figure out cabinet measurements and placements when we realized an issue with the design plans. She puts emphasis on professionalism, integrity, and quality. She made sure I received exactly what I asked for, made great suggestions and was a pleasure. Thank you for a job well done!Read More

From the first introduction, when I came through the door of Kitchen Blueprints’ showroom and was greeted warmly, by Cynthia Orr, I knew I had come to the right place. I had several unfortunate experiences with other designers in town so it was a great relief to finally find a company that I could work with to get a beautiful kitchen. Everything was wonderful. She designed a great layout, had an unusual door style and the color exactly like I wanted. Every time I walk into my kitchen I think to myself ‘this is really lovely.’’ Cynthia is a very gracious person; a pleasure to work with and I recommend her business, without reservation, to everybody.Read More


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