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Cotton Candy House (New Home Update!)

    A couple sitting inside a house that is under construction

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    If we look excited in this picture it’s because we so are!! It’s been 2 years of living with my parents since we sold our house and moving into our dream home is getting closer! I realize that I haven’t posted an update since our ground breaking announcement so here it is; our cotton candy house. We now have adorable insulation everywhere!

    A home that is under construction with wooden beams
    (Front Door and Entry)

    Bible Verses for New House

    We took these photos the other day and as we speak, the sheet rock is going up so it will look like a completely different house tomorrow! We wanted to get our scriptures on the framing before the sheetrock was placed. We went from room to room and wrote scriptures all over the place. No one will see them later but we will always know they are there ;). My husband discovered this idea on the Five Marigolds blog and we just knew we had to do it!

    A woman writing a quote on wooden beams
    (In the Main Entry)

    “But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord” – Joshua 24:15

    A man writing a quote on wooden beams
    (In our son’s bathroom)

    “My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you. Bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.” Proverbs 3:14

    A man standing in wooden beams writing and looking at his phone
    (Daughter’s Bathroom)

    “It is not fancy hair, gold jewelry or fine clothes that should make you beautiful. No, your beauty should come from within you – the beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit. This beauty will never disappear and is worth much more to God.” 1 Peter 3:3-4

    We are building with Christensen Homes and it’s really coming together nicely. In just a few short months, we will be moved in. It feels so surreal and I’m so thankful for the opportunity to build our dream home. My husband and I have never purchased a new car or a new house so we are completely excited about the “new house smell” and something new for our family is just a dream come true.

    A close up of a house under construction
    (Master Bedroom – that vault is 😍)

    “And over all these virtues, put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” Colossians 3:14

    A close up of a house under construction
    (Master Bath and Closets – we will have a tub! I’ve never had a tub in the master before!)

    “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3:12

    A house under construction
    (Kitchen & Dining Room – looking at it from the living room)

    “Taste and see that the Lord is good.” Psalm 34:8

    “Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.” Psalm 90:14

    A house under construction with a man standing inside the house
    (Living room – hubby is 6’4 and that’s 19 feet at the highest point EEK!)

    A house under construction with only wooden beams
    (Office with so much beautiful light from 3 big windows)

    Colossians 3:23 written on a wooden beam
    (Office scripture with husband’s cute handwriting :):))

    I hope you got some cool bible verses for a new house ideas! I’m planning to get some of these in prints to hang on the walls after we move in.

    It’s so important to have these reminders of what we value most – people are people and we can get sidetracked from what’s truly important. That’s why I love holidays so much. They are all reminders of what’s truly important and give us eternal perspective of what the Lord has done for us through Jesus.

    The front of a house under construction
    (Siding in progress)

    “You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out.” Deuteronomy 28:6

    I hope you enjoyed the tour of our cotton candy house! I’ve kept our baby girl away intentionally during this stage because the house literally looks like cotton candy! I think she is the only one who may have a difficult transition because she doesn’t get that this is our house. She’ll miss Grandma’s house because that is the only ‘home’ she knows.

    If you have any suggestions or ideas on how to help children transition during a move, please share your Mama or Papa bear wisdom in a comment below. Thanks friends!

    P.S. If you are interested in more family/lifestyle posts, see them all here.

    Loads and loads of love,

    Natasha and Vadim

    Natasha Kravchuk

    Welcome to my kitchen! I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. Thanks for stopping by! We are so happy you're here.

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    • Muslimah
      March 11, 2022

      Oh wow!! Natasha, I LOVE your new home. You’re making it all from scratch, right? That’s so cool! You and your family are hard-workers! I could never do that 🙂 I love everything you make 🙂 Thanks!!


      • Natashas Kitchen
        March 11, 2022

        Thank you for your wonderful compliment! Yes we worked with a builder to build the home!


    • Linda Hall
      August 9, 2020

      All the recipes that I have made from you blog have turned out delicious. They are ‘my go to’ when we have friends and family around for supper as they are so consistent and I get lots of lovely comments (I point to your website). I enjoyed reading all of the thoughtful scriptures that you wrote in different areas of your new home. What an amazing reminder of our wonderful, faithful God and Saviour.


      • Natasha's Kitchen
        August 9, 2020

        Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback, Linda. We appreciate your support!


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