Amber Stevens West Of Happy Together Nests In Her New Home And Nursery

Amber Stevens West is all smiles these days. New house! New show! New baby! Despite the all the excitement, the Happy Together star is beyond blissed out and makes space for calm. In the weeks leading up to the arrival of her bundle of joy (Ava Laverne West, born Oct. 7) she invited Watch! into to her humble abode—and adorable nursery!—for the sweetest private tour. Swipe to see more gorgeous exclusive photos of Amber Stevens West and her home sweet home, captured by Timothy Kuratek.

Amber Stevens West welcomes baby—and us—into her beautiful home

Amber Stevens West welcomes baby—and us—into her beautiful home

Amber Stevens West is all smiles these days. New house! New show! New baby! Despite the all the excitement, the Happy Together star is beyond blissed out and makes space for calm. In the weeks leading up to the arrival of her bundle of joy (Ava Laverne West, born Oct. 7) she invited Watch! into to her humble abode—and adorable nursery!—for the sweetest private tour.

Swipe to see more gorgeous exclusive photos of Amber Stevens West and her home sweet home, captured by Timothy Kuratek. Read more about Amber in the November-December 2018 issue of Watch!—on newsstands now!

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Amber Stevens West shows us home is where the heart is

Amber Stevens West shows us home is where the heart is

This first-time mom is tickled pink for a new nursery! 

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, November-December 2018.

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Amber Stevens West finds her zen

Amber Stevens West finds her zen

Amber Stevens West wanted the nursery to be a "soothing" oasis of neutral colors and say-ahhh textures. "I want [my baby] to be able to feel calm," West says of her little Libra, adding in her upbeat, melodic way, "I want everyone to feel calm in here."

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Exclusive to CBS.com.

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Amber Stevens West makes room for baby girl

Amber Stevens West makes room for baby girl

Designer and best friend Britney Wior helped her execute that vision. The final nursery has a dreamy and peaceful décor, with gorgeous furniture and accent pieces like the Cole House crib from Restoration Hardware, Elements Optimal Bambi and Sheep chairs, and a cozy chic Serena & Lily sheepskin wool throw

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Exclusive to CBS.com.

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Amber Stevens West prepares for motherhood

Amber Stevens West prepares for motherhood

In her bright and beautiful bedroom, Amber Stevens West relaxes and reads baby books.

"I'm reading all kinds of parenting books," West says. "But I think I'll just figure it out. I just hope that we can listen to her and be in tune with her—to understand what she needs from us—so we can have a beautiful life together."

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Exclusive to CBS.com.

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Amber Stevens West is smitten

Amber Stevens West is smitten

Amber Stevens West and her husband Andrew J. West hang out in their happy home.

Fun fact: Her oh-so-handsome hubby Andrew is the adult Henry Mills on Once Upon a Time.

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, November-December 2018.

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Amber Stevens West is breathtaking

Amber Stevens West is breathtaking

Amber Stevens West shows off her beautiful baby bump.

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Amber Stevens West already has a village

Amber Stevens West already has a village

When asked about baby gear, Amber Stevens West admits that she gets by with a little help from her friends.

"When I found out how many accessories they have for babies, I was overwhelmed," says West. "All of my closest friends are parents, so they kind of walk me through what's a necessity and what's just extra fluff that makes your life easier."

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Amber Stevens West can't wait for story time

Amber Stevens West can't wait for story time

Fun fact: Her dad is also authored the children's book The Big Galoot.

"The Galoot is this goofy character who doesn't fit in with the rest of his class," says West. "But he winds up saving them on a dangerous field trip. In the end, they all want to be nice just like him. It makes me cry every time I read it."

WATCH: Amber Stevens West Playfully Read One Her Favorite Children's Books

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, November-December 2018.

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Amber Stevens West has famous parents

Amber Stevens West has famous parents

Fun fact: Amber Stevens West's mom, Beverly Cunningham, is a former model. Her dad is Shadoe Stevens, the velvet-voiced personality of America's Top 40 and Hollywood Squares fame.

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Amber Stevens West has family ties

Amber Stevens West has family ties

Grandma and Grandpa look forward to fawning over their first grandchild too. "This is the first grandkid for my parents and my husband's parents, so everyone's thrilled," says West.

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, November-December 2018.

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Amber Stevens West gets nostalgic

Amber Stevens West gets nostalgic

Amber Stevens West poses with her childhood pal Pinky. "I've had her my whole life," reflects West. "My parents saved a bunch of other stuff from my childhood too, like my American Girl dolls, and brought them over."

Photography by Timothy Kuratek. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, November-December 2018.

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Amber Stevens West is right at home

Amber Stevens West is right at home

The Happy Together star is content in her comfortable and refreshed abode, complete with her husband's own vibrant paintings of friends and family. She shared with Watch! that before they moved in, "The place was in pretty bad shape—a lot of the windows had been left open, so pigeons were living in the house!"

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Amber Stevens West learned from the best

Amber Stevens West learned from the best

"I think everyone at times feels awkward, like they don’t fit in. But I was lucky to have super-cool parents who reminded me to embrace what makes you special—that you shouldn't want to blend in with everybody." — Amber Stevens West

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