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Weddings have so many moving pieces and trying to figure out how to do it right is a gamble you don’t want to take. Instead of guesswork, we come in with a proven workflow that blends your priorities, your vision, and the perfect vendors to create an elevated experience.

We take the wheel so both you and your partner can be the passenger princess.

full wedding planning

wedding planning for couples who want to enjoy the ride

Lucky for you, you’ve found us, and we can take over the planning from where you left off. Our team will review what you’ve done and finish hiring any additional vendors you may need. We step in to carry out your wishes so you can be fully present on your wedding day instead of worrying about the details.

You've come to the realization that planning your wedding is a bit more involved than you ever imagined.

partial wedding planning 


With professional expertise on your side, you can finally have peace of mind. It’s time to give yourself some rest and take a break from doing all the thinking on your own. Our team will help you implement your wedding plans, problem-solve for you as things come up, and ensure everything runs on time without hiccups.

The big day is around the corner and you're more than ready to hand off your wedding plans to the experts.

wedding management

wedding planning for couples who want A ONE OF A KIND day-of coordination

Bodamaestra's  Wedding Galleries

a curated selection of our EVENTS

A Washington, DC wedding and event planner, designer and creator, Esme’s love for wedding planning started in 2004 and is still going strong 20 years later. She believes in the power of love, in connecting with couples on a personal level, and in attracting incredible clients who appreciate her sense of calm, kindness and patience.

Meet the creative force behind Bodamaestra.  She crafts exceptional weddings and events that are a testament to her clients' love story.

Meet Esme Krahn

BODAMAESTRA FOUNDER, wedding planner and EVENT designer

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what our clients are saying:

— Audrey & Hermes

 "Many of our guests expressed how this was one of the most seamless weddings they have ever attended and we completely agree! 

— Courtney & Matej

"Esme guided me through each step and gave me several options throughout the process. Her organization and attention to every detail made us totally comfortable that nothing would be missed. 

"Every one of our guests called it a fairy tale wedding and I truly thank Bodamaestra for that compliment".

— Shannis and Dave

"She listened to all my ideas and really brought to life the wedding I envisioned. The fact she is bilingual made everything much easier as my mother was involved in the wedding planning process and also wanted to communicate with her."

" I cannot thank Bodamaestra enough for planning the wedding of my dreams."

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Wedding Arras
Ceremony Guide

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Add this beautiful wedding ceremony tradition to your big day!
The guide includes the meaning of the arras ritual, as well as 4 different recitals to choose from.

Wedding Arras Ceremony Guide

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