Family area tables do not just need to be practical, they are able to 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, then perhaps you want to invest in a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables might be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut flowers, pictures and figurines or anything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and they are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room where the TV is stored, and a table can be quite a great centerpiece for any room where the thought of living is something aside from watching TV.