"I've never been more inspired by a human being in my life," newlywed Reed tells PEOPLE of her husband
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Someone’s still in the honeymoon phase!

Nikki Reed and that enormous engagement ring of hers attended Maybelline New York’s centennial anniversary party in New York Thursday, where the newlywed openly gushed about her husband.

“I love him more every second, I don’t know what to say,” the Twilight alum, 26, tells PEOPLE of Ian Somerhalder, with whom she tied the knot April 26 in an intimate Malibu, California, ceremony.

In addition to their recent marriage, Reed and her Vampire Diaries star husband, 36, will be seeing a lot more of each other – because they’re going to be working together! The newlyweds just started their own production company, Rare Birds, a move Reed calls “natural.”

“Oh, it’s so fabulous. We’re both insanely creative people, and I’ve never been more inspired by a human being in my life,” says Reed, who’s written a film that she hopes to direct.

Earlier this year, Somerhalder made his own directorial debut, helming an episode of his CW supernatural series.

“I’m so proud of him. He did such a phenomenal job, and he’s so devoted to that,” adds a beaming Reed. “He’s such an artist, through and through. So I think together, hopefully our strengths and weaknesses in the creative world will complement one another.”