Family area tables do not only 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 select a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables can be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized 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 therefore are more of an decor statement. A living room is not just a room the place that the TV is stored, and a table can be quite a great centerpiece for your room where the idea of living is something other than watching TV.