Living room area tables do not simply need to be practical, they will 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 family room, then perhaps you want to purchase a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables may be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut pictures, figurines and flowers or something that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and so are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table could be a great centerpiece for any room where the concept of living is something in addition to watching TV.