“When I knew we were having a girl, I wanted to have [a] fairy land [theme],” Waddell, 32, tells PEOPLE, giving an exclusive tour of the gorgeous spaces. “My mom and I are obsessed with Peter Pan, so I said I wanted the girl version of Peter Pan.”
“We just wanted [the nursery] to be really soft, really inviting,” she adds before showing off a “fairy house” her mother made, crafted from wood and flowers and complete with a tiny ladder.
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Of course, Bella was showered with gifts from the couple’s Bachelor Nation costars. One sweet item from host Chris Harrison, who officiated the couple’s June wedding? A pint-sized comfy chair with her name embroidered on it.
“These are fun things for her to grow into, from our Bachelor crew,” says Waddell.
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Lucky Bella gets an entire playroom all to herself, full of fun inclusions like a huge teddy bear, tons of books, a sprawling forest mural and even an array of dolls that belonged to her mama as a child.
“This is my favorite doll, Stephanie … Stephanie’s seen better days,” says the new mom, showing off a decades-old Cabbage Patch Kids doll before holding it up next to Bella and joking, “Look, they kind of match, actually.”
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Two more items in the playroom are a decorative antique rocking horse from Bass’ aunt, plus a framed astrological map that has an extremely special meaning.
“[These are] the stars from the night that we were married, which is really cool, and [Bella] was in my stomach and I didn’t know,” Waddell explains. “Those were stars from when you were there, too.”
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