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
Inspiration till uteplatsen i sommar (DIY Mormorsglamour)
I like the tall vase in the middle and the little lanterns and tealight candles surrounding it. However I'm so tired of people calling things "rustic" when they're not even close. It's not rustic! I don't want rustic!
White washed or painted white floors in the rental unit will help bring light through the unit. In contrast to painting, white wash allows more of the original wood grain to show through. If given the right finish, these are not difficult to keep clean.