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White Lotus Lettering - A Modern Calligrapher + Designer

Updated: Feb 5

We are so happy you are here; Haley Nyal Events is so excited to be featuring many talented vendors via our blog thread to showcase all the different wedding professionals in the wedding industry. It truly is a team effort to bring your wedding day come to life! Our job as wedding planners is to bring all your vendors together to create that one-of-a-kind wedding that represent you in the best way possible. We will be featuring everything from designers to photographers, DJ's and florists, to catering teams, venues and even specialty vendors like bathroom companies and content creators + so much more. We hope you enjoy hearing directly from these vendors and getting an inside scoop on how they can contribute to your wedding journey.


 

So, without further ado, it is time to introduce a fellow friendor in the wedding industry... meet Jairius Matthews, owner of White Lotus Lettering.

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Hi there!

My name is Jairius and I’m a Modern Calligrapher based in Modesto, California. I specialize in bespoke wedding signage and day-of details. I'm all about adding a touch of elegance and personalization to your big day. I get it; weddings are all about telling your unique love story, and my mission is to bring that story to life through beautifully handcrafted wedding signage.


I'm not just a calligrapher; I'm a storyteller with a pen. I'm deeply passionate about my craft, and my goal is to create custom pieces that resonate with you and your guests. What sets me apart is that I'm all about collaboration. I want to understand your vision, your personality, and your love story, so every piece I create aligns perfectly with the vibe you want for your big day.


Quality matters, too. I use top-notch materials and have an eagle eye for design to bring sophistication to your wedding stationery and decor. So, if you're looking to infuse your wedding celebration with a whole lot of love, personality, and, of course, gorgeous calligraphy, I'm here for you!



What type of services does White Lotus Lettering offer?

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When it comes to wedding signage, I offer a variety of options that bring elegance and a personal touch to your big day. My aim is to ensure that your wedding reflects your unique love story, and my custom signage plays a crucial role in achieving that goal. From welcoming signs that set the tone to meticulously hand-crafted seating charts, I provide a range of choices to suit your wedding vision. This also includes envelope addressing and custom keepsakes like handwritten vows. Whether you prefer a rustic, elegant, or eclectic theme, I specialize in creating bespoke calligraphy pieces that seamlessly blend with your chosen style. Each sign is a labor of love, designed with care to enhance the ambiance of your celebration.


What makes my wedding signage stand out is the commitment to quality and attention to detail. I use high-quality materials to ensure that every piece not only looks beautiful but also withstands the test of time. Additionally, I work closely with each couple to understand their vision and preferences, allowing me to customize my services to meet their specific needs. The result is wedding signage that not only adds to the beauty of your special day but also captures the essence of your love story, leaving a lasting impression on you and your guests. Explore my range of signage options to discover how I can add a touch of artistry to your wedding celebration.


Check out her website here!


Photo Credit: Andy Antezana Photos

Wedding Planner Credit: Good Stock Productions (1st and 2nd Photo)

Wedding Planner Credit: Timeless Events by Jessica Kruppa (3rd Photo)


Where is White Lotus Lettering based out of?

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I’m based in Modesto; California and I create unique wedding signage pieces for couples across Northern California.


Does White Lotus Lettering travel for business?

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Bummer, but the truth is, I don't get to hit the road for work too often. But let me tell you, when I did a couple of on-site gigs in beautiful Northern California last year, I was absolutely living for it!


Now, here's the deal: I've got this burning desire to bring my live calligraphy game to a wedding.


Picture this: me, setting up shop at your reception, and dishing out custom keepsakes for your awesome guests to remember your epic celebration by. I'm talking about turning your wedding into a full-on creative party! I'm ready to add that extra touch of fun and personalization to your big day, making it an unforgettable experience for everyone. So, if you're up for some on-the-spot calligraphy action and turning your wedding into a seriously cool keepsake factory, let's chat!


How long has White Lotus Lettering been in business?

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As I reflect on my journey, it's incredible to realize that I've been in this beautiful world of calligraphy and wedding signage creation for over a year now. This time has been a profound learning experience, one that has deepened my passion for the art of storytelling through design. Working alongside local wedding coordinators, talented designers, and countless amazing couples has been nothing short of inspiring. Each collaboration has taught me the power of teamwork and how a collective vision can transform into something truly magical. It's been a privilege to contribute my calligraphy skills to these creative partnerships, elevating wedding celebrations and adding that unique, personal touch that makes every event unforgettable. As I continue this journey, I'm excited to keep learning, growing, and creating. Every wedding, every piece of calligraphy, and every client interaction adds to the rich tapestry of my experience, fueling my passion for this craft. I'm deeply grateful for the opportunity to be a part of so many love stories, and I can't wait to see where this path leads next.


3 Tips from Jairius when it comes to YOUR wedding signage.

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1. Set a Budget

Setting a clear budget is the first step in the journey to creating your dream wedding signage. Having a budget in mind allows us to work together effectively, ensuring that your vision aligns with your financial boundaries. It's essential to consider not only the design and creation of the signage but also factors like materials, size, and any additional on-site services. By establishing your budget upfront, you can make informed decisions and prevent any unexpected financial surprises down the road.


2. Find Your Inspiration

Finding inspiration is a crucial part of the creative process. Many couples come to our initial meeting with a baseline idea of what they want, often drawing from sources like Pinterest, bridal publications, or even personal interests. Sharing these inspirations with me is incredibly helpful, as it provides a starting point for our collaboration. It helps me understand your aesthetic preferences, theme, and overall vision for your wedding. Together, we can build upon these inspirations and tailor them to create truly personalized and unique signage that reflects your love story.


3. Book Early

Booking your custom wedding signage services early is a wise decision, especially if you have specific design ideas or a busy wedding season. Custom signage requires time for design, creation, and any necessary revisions. By booking well in advance, you secure your spot on my schedule and allow ample time for the meticulous craftsmanship that goes into each piece. This also ensures that we can accommodate any last-minute changes or additions seamlessly. Early booking not only alleviates stress but also guarantees that your wedding signage will be ready to make a statement on your big day.


Why White Lotus Lettering got into the wedding industry.

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Getting into the wedding industry has been a deeply fulfilling journey for me as a creator. From the very beginning, I've been drawn to the world of weddings because it allows me to blend my passion for creativity with a profound sense of purpose. Weddings are not just events; they are a celebration of love, commitment, and the unique stories that bind two people together. As a designer, I wanted to contribute to these stories by crafting beautiful, personalized, and memorable pieces for couples on one of the most significant days of their lives. What truly captivates me about the wedding industry is the opportunity to bring visions to life. It's a realm where creativity knows no bounds, and every couple has a distinct vision for their special day. I thrive on the challenge of translating their ideas into tangible pieces. Moreover, being part of a couple's journey towards their happily ever after, witnessing the joy, and knowing that I've played a role in creating cherished memories is incredibly rewarding. It's the perfect fusion of my design skills and a heartfelt desire to make a difference in people's lives, making the wedding industry a natural and deeply fulfilling choice for me.


Photo Credit: Andy Antezana Photos

Wedding Planner Credit: Good Stock Productions


Words from Jairius about her favorite part of a wedding day.

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You know what, I have to admit, the exchange of vows during the ceremony? That's probably my favorite part of a wedding. It's just so incredibly touching. Seeing the couple express their deep love and commitment to each other in front of everyone, it's genuinely moving. The sincerity and emotional significance of this moment always tug at the heartstrings. I’m such a softie, so I’ve never not cried, lol.


Last, but not least - Jairius sharing her experience with Haley Nyal Events.

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Though I haven't had the chance to collaborate with the Haley Nyal Events team just yet, I'm genuinely looking forward to the possibility of working together in 2024! You have a reputation for being exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, and professional. I appreciate how you effortlessly blend modern and timeless elements to create unforgettable weddings, all while infusing each couple's unique personalities and interests into their special day. The idea of contributing my custom wedding signage to your meticulously planned events is something I'm excited about. From crafting elegant welcome signs to creating seamless seating charts that perfectly align with the love stories you bring to life; I believe our collaboration has the potential to elevate weddings and leave a lasting impact on couples and their guests. Here's to hoping for a fantastic partnership in 2024 that will result in beautifully personalized celebrations!



 

Thank you so much Jairius for sharing your story and how you can provide the best wedding signage for couples getting married! Each vendor plays a huge role in making your wedding dreams come to life, we value working alongside designers like Jairius who are passionate about providing the best possible experience for each couple and put their whole heart into each detail that goes into a wedding day. Make sure to follow along White Lotus Lettering to see all the lovely vendors who contributed to each of these weddings and give her a shoutout as she takes on another amazing year in business. We can't wait to work together and show off your amazing talent as a professional wedding calligrapher + designer.



Photo Credit: Danya Chen Photography (1st photo) + Captured by Aleena (3rd photo)

Wedding Planner Credit: Anela Events (1st photo) + Good Stock Productions (3rd photo)


 

Did you know we will be featuring a guest vendor each month on our blog, that is right we want to share you + your business with everyone who comes across our website! If you are interested in being featured in any of our upcoming blogs, please reach out to haleynyalevents@gmail.com with the header GUEST VENDOR COLLABORATION and tell us why you are excited about this opportunity. We can't wait to collaborate with so many incredible vendors in our community and continue sharing how each vendor can contribute to making an impact for all couples on their wedding planning journey! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram here to see all the fun things we have in store for 2024.

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