Kimberly & Joe: An Outdoor Wedding in Arroyo Grande, CA

When Joe stammered, “I think I kinda like you,” during the intermission of an orchestra concert, Kimberly could only answer with a shocked “Oh!” Although they had met a year-and-a-half before, the two had only ever been close friends. But the morning before the concert, they spent time strolling around San Francisco’s Union Square, and something sparked a change. The Bride Kimberly Mak, 25, HR generalist The Groom Joe Bass, 25, field applications engineer The Date August 23 Six months later, Joe took Kimberly back to Union Square, and after dinner they met up with friends. Suddenly Joe pointed to the middle of the square and said, “What’s that over there?” Kimberly turned to see a table topped with green and white tulips (her favorite flowers) and all her friends and family seated on steps behind it. Then Joe dropped to one knee and proposed. After the proposal, Kimberly dove into planning a casual yet vibrant outdoor wedding complete with punchy pops of orange and green.