For gorgeous containers, use the Thriller/Spiller/Filler method. Choose a taller plant as your thriller, a filler to add around the base and a trailing plant to spill or cascade down the sides. More container garden tips @ themicrogardener.
Container Planting Ideas - - This galvanized old pot contains four types of heat tolerant annuals requiring full sun. I used one spike and two each of the other three types. (Dracaena Spike Grass, Calibrachea, Trailling Petunias and Trailing Verbena)
Easter Egg Flower Pots Dye eggshells to be pretty pastels using an egg-dyeing kit. Carefully cut an opening in the top of the eggshell and fill with soil and a flower in a complementing color. Can be placed in egg cups.