Today's inspiration is using not just the stamps but also the dies in the Sweet Candy Canes bundle. The dies include a fab background die that can work in so many different ways.
The large stripy die can be used as is. You can also use the die cut as a mask. You could use vellum or cardstock to die cut out then use brushes to add ink through or even try it with texture paste for added wow to a background.
Or you could do what I've done . What I've done is die cut out of 2 pieces of the same colour cardstock. I then layered the 2 pieces so that they created a grid design.