Family area tables do not just 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 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. They are utilized to display freshly cut pictures, figurines and flowers or everything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and so are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room the place that the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for the room where the notion of living is something other than watching TV.