One of my favorite pages includes a trip to Florida. I saw so much of the ocean that I cropped off the photos, I decided to use fancy scissors and mat the "scraps" of unused ocean pieces onto tags. Then I placed a contrasting colored sticker over the ocean scraps and distressed the tag and added fibers to each.
My title, "MAIDEN VOYAGE TO FL" is very unique, very lovely, and made with "scraps".
I imagine you could do this with flowers, grass, etc. It seems you always crop those types of photos a lot more and end up throwing away alot of the photo. Oh snow! I'll bet that would be cute too!