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The world of interior styling is nowhere near as glamorous as one might think, but that doesn't mean that it's not worth all the blood, sweat and tears that go into a shoot. If you've ever wondered what it's really like to work as an interior stylist, here's the lowdown (with bonus tips included on how to become one).

If it's one thing I've learnt being on set during a photo shoot, it's that a tonne of chaos takes place to capture even the smallest moment on film. A photo shoot at Inside Out magazine is no different. And if you thought snapping models presented its challenges, try working with a flowers that droop the day of the shoot! It's all in a day's work for stylist Vanessa Colyer Tay, who filled me in on creating this story for the September issue of Inside Out.