The bride, an ardent Jimmy Buffet fan, considered a tropical-paradise theme, but her mom had doubts. Instead, the couple planned an elegant wedding with warm, bright tropical hues woven throughout.

Stacey and David in Bluemont, VA

The sun came out just in time for this bright-colored garden wedding

The bride, an ardent Jimmy Buffet fan, considered a tropical-paradise theme, but her mom had doubts. Instead, the couple planned an elegant wedding with warm, bright tropical hues woven throughout.

"It was my favorite part of the wedding," the bride jokes about the vanilla, chocolate and lemon layer cake with mini tropical fruits on top by A Piece of Cake in Ashburn.

Location: Bluemont, VA