Candles in glass boxes - perfect combination of cozy and contemporary. Using flameless/electric candles for this would be a good idea to not have to worry about melting wax oozing into the bottom of the glass box and onto the other decorative objects
Original poster: "love the idea of this furniture piece for dishes/appliances etc." My response: "a china cabinet in any style/color IS STILL A CHINA CABINET." - << love this china furniture piece for dishes/appliances cabinet idea haha.