Once I was happy with the background, I could only see more flowers, more of that tangled garden growing in my mind. So I started adding to it over the next 2-3 days.
Here's the progression.
I added more colours to soften it up.
Then began deciding on the placement of flowers.
Next, I began adding details.
At this stage, I kept going.
I didn't think of photographing any more steps because I my mind was elsewhere...
Simplicity is the removal of the useless and the unnecessary--source unknown