Family area tables do not simply need to be practical, they can also add to your décor. If you do not have a family or have a small family and do not spend much time in the living room area, then perhaps you want to invest in a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables is often just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut figurines, flowers and pictures or something that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece to get a room where the notion of living is something in addition to watching TV.