Serving the Maryland area including Baltimore and surrounding counties


by Lydia Kendrick-Cress


About Custom Draperies Plus By Lydia

Custom Draperies was first established in 1965 by Mildred Kendrick. As her clientelle and reputation grew, Lydia joined her mother in the family business and eventually took over in 1993, where she continues to serve satisfied customers today.


Custom Draperies Plus by Lydia Kendrick-Cress serves customers throughout Maryland and the greater Baltimore area. In addition to our custom products, we offer top brands including blinds by Hunter Douglas and window fashions by Horizons . Ask about On-Site Drapery, Shade and Upholstery Cleaning by Paul Cress

Providing personalized, hands-on cusomter service

  • Custom drapery & fabrication

  • Shading solutions

  • Bedding design and fabrication

  • Pillow design and fabrication

  • Hardware services

  • Complete Installations

Featured fabrications

Lydia's fabrications have been featured in the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House and the Historic Ellicott City Decorator Show House. Chesapeake Home Magazine through decorator Paula Henry ( Simply Put Interiors) and Designer Liz Dickson ( Millbrook Circle Interiors).

Devoted community business members

  • American Society of Interior Design (ASID) Industry Partner

  • Carroll County MD Chamber of Commerce

  • National Association of Professional Women

  • Window Covering Association of America National and MD Chapters

  • Better Business Bureau A+ rating

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When you're ready to add new drapes and cornices to your home, call us for a FREE in-home measurement and consultation.


Call: 410-876-6605

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