Chords and chords sequences derive from the scale.
Similar Chord Progressions are used throughout a variety of different pieces of music. The most popular is I V vi IV
Even the Classical composers would use the same pattern of chord progressions
Chord progressions are the building blocks of all music. What makes the music unique is the harmony, rhythm, texture, tempo, melody, lyrics, structure. How you control the other elements of music.
There are a number of popular chord sequences used in the History of music. For example
There are great programs such as www.hooktheory.com to help put chord progressions together quickly, and is easy to reorganise and rearrange.
This is an example of how someone put together a chord progression using HookPad