While one option is to end with a cadence that is short & sweet (or even to the short-end extreme of abrupt/without-warning), another is to milk it for as long as possible. Take a cadential phrase like this:
Even though a simple way is to stretch it out with some prolongation of the tones, there are more creative ways.
Commonly found in classical music, the cadential chord can receive some treatment of reiteration in different inversions, vertical structures, voicings, registers, etc.
Another way to lengthen the end is to arpeggiate the chord out:
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