Create a border laying strips of ribbon parallel to one another and then sewing or stapling them on.
Overlap little strips to create a little accent
Adhere strips to cover a chipboard shape and then trim off excess.
Make little pulls for tags.
Overlap ribbons in star pattern, put a button in the middle for a flower.
Lay a strip or ribbon across your page or a photo mat. Tie on the little pieces to it.
Tuck the ends of ribbon bits under a mat and have the frizzy ends hang out as an embellishment.