Family area tables do not simply need to be practical, they could 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 buy 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, pictures and flowers or anything 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 the location where the TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece for your room where the idea of living is something other than watching TV.