Sometimes I'll come across the most gorgeous vintage print of flowers, and it's a high res enough jpg to clip and use in a design. But design what?
The first answer for me is to make a repeat. That's easy since I've got my super cool secret way of making a PERFECT repeat with a raster image.
I've also been creating a library of vector grunge/distress repeats, and when you layer them all together, you get something like this below. Well, at least I get something like this. I know it's not quite right, but I'm slowly but surely cracking this tough nut.