We're big fans of concrete applications in the home: concrete floors, counter tops, etc. It's a material that is versatile, inexpensive and tough. The Dover Collection from Crate & Barrel marries the look of concrete with decorative objects for the home. By using a resin mixed with stone dust (polystone), the pieces have the feel of concrete without the weight...
Dover Resin Planter is only $5:
Our favorite item is the 19" diameter Dover Resin Platter. Originally $20, it's on sale for $15 and would be the perfect centerpiece filled with moss and low succulents.