Family room tables do not just 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 living area, then perhaps you want to purchase a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables can be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut pictures, figurines and flowers or whatever 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 planning statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for any room where the very idea of living is something in addition to watching TV.