Nice to have, though when deciding on your living room furniture you will have some essential components and others which are more decorative, such as display items that are not essential. For sofas, chairs and example may be regarded as essential, while coffee tables and curio cabinets are functional, but not required for a living room. Small living rooms can be furnished just with seating and perhaps a small coffee table or two, while larger equivalents will contain more expansive selections of furniture. Here, we shall discuss the essentials, and make some comment of the decorative items that might be of use in smaller to medium size living rooms. If you love antiques or figurines a curio cabinet might be of more interest than the usual cocktail cabinet or bookcase, naturally your option will depend upon your personal preferences, and.