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At Designs by Oochay we believe in celebrating every moment- big, small or in between. We design and create timeless, classic and luxurious floral decor for all of life's celebrations in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia and wherever the blooms take us. 

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Who we are

Meet Uche, Owner & Creative Director.

Known for a touch that can transform any space, Uche Ojunta is the brilliance behind Designs by Oochay, one of the most sought-after event and floral design companies in the Washington Metro
area. With an enviable eye for high-end aesthetics, a relentless work ethic and unshakable poise under pressure, her clients trust her again and again with the most important celebrations of their lives, careers and brands—and she never disappoints. In fact, she consistently elevates the bar not only for clients, but for the entire luxury event industry.
Before setting out to make her mark on the event world, Uche spent years in management consulting, running high-value projects in the corporate sector. Those experiences honed her business intuition, expertise in seamless execution and insatiable appetite for success. But after
planning and designing her own wedding that completely wowed her guests, Uche followed a growing passion for petals to a workshop and fell more in love with the idea of building a one-of-kind floral design company. F
ast forward a few short years, she is now the CEO of a multiple six-figure event design company that has been recognized as one of the best in the country.


A natural teacher, Uche is an open book to up-and-coming event designers and creative entrepreneurs. She regularly shares business insight, industry education and actionable advice as a keynote speaker and industry educator.

What we do

FLORAL DESIGN

Incorporating a variety of flowers we create opulent designs for your event. These include...

  • Bouquets

  • Boutonnieres

  • Corsages

  • Ceremony Flowers

  • Reception Flowers

  • Table Centerpieces

  • Arches

  • Floral Installations

  • Other focal arrangements needed

EVENT DESIGN

We gain a full understanding of your vision and event aesthetic, then we create and execute a cohesive and detailed design plan to include...

  • Full color visuals

  • Theme and mood

  • Innovative floorplans

  • Floral Designs

  • Rentals

  • Linens

  • Lighting & Draping

  • Installations

  • Stationery recommendations

  • Custom fabrications and more

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One word...AMAZING!

Selecting Designs by Oochay as our wedding designer was the best decision my husband and I could have ever made! We gave her a theme and she put her creative genius to work. No pictures, No props or guidance! She a visionary amongst the best! Simply put, her talents far exceeded our expectation! Uche’s kind, courteous and professional demeanor coupled with the elegance and beauty of our special day is certainly what precious memories are made of! Thank you Uche for helping to make a picture perfect day!

- STEPHANIE JOHNSON (Bride)

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 A collection of our event and wedding designs 

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I"t was by far the most polished and aesthetically pleasing. They were very professional and transparent throughout the process

Where do I start? I came to Uche with a very specific vision for the florals for my May wedding. I can be particular about details, and this was an aspect of the wedding that I was really concerned about. I had an initial conversation with Uche and she put together a proposal based on our discussion with all of my asks. As someone who's very into branding and presentation, let me say that I appreciate the effort that Uche puts in her proposals. I had received some initial proposals from other florists, and Uche's was by far the most polished and aesthetically pleasing. Uche worked with me over the following months to refine every detail and address all of my questions and concerns. She was very professional and transparent throughout the process. Fast forward to the wedding day and WOW! Uche executed the vision to a T plus more. The centerpieces, bouquets, and floral arch were a dream! I still swoon looking at the pictures. Even my most hard to please relatives were raving over her work. I can't thank the DBO team enough for making my wedding so beautiful. You guys are the best!

- ALI & NEMANJA MIKIC

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