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Melinda Rider

Kitchen Designer

Melinda Rider


Melinda is originally from West Virginia, where she received her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design plus a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art from West Virginia University.

She has vast experience as she has been designing kitchens and baths for over 35 years. Melinda has continued her education by attending NKBA and manufacturer's training seminars.

You will find her to be a great designer with technical skills to match and she works well with all her clients.


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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