Carter Oosterhouse and Amy Smart
04/21/2011 at 06:00 PM EDT
It looks like TV handyman Carter Oosterhouse can build more than shelves – he's also building a lasting relationship with actress Amy Smart.
The couple are engaged, Smart's rep confirms to PEOPLE.
The comely couple began dating last November and were first spotted together
in January, with a source telling PEOPLE at the time that they made a good match.
"They have lots of common interests," the source said. "It's still pretty new, but they seem to be having a blast together."
Smart, 35, is known for her roles in The Butterfly Effect
and Varsity Blues
. Oosterhouse, 34, is best known for his turn as a carpenter on TLC's Trading Spaces
and as host of the home improvement show Carter Can
Up next for Smart: She stars with Mark-Paul Gosselaar in the romantic comedy 12 Dates of Christmas,
which will premiere during ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas in December.