After many, many mistakes on the background, I decided I would keep it as is. I did my best with this wonderful tutorial: http://gabriellepollacco.blogspot.ca/2014/08/scapbooking-natures-art-video-tutorial.html?m=1
This has been a huge learning lesson and a lot of fun!
I used my Silhouette Portrait to make the long flower and leaves to the left of the picture.
I used a Fiskars border punch at the bottom of the matting around the photo. It's not listed in the online store.