Living area tables do not simply need to be practical, they will also add to your décor. Perhaps you want to buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table if you do not have a family or have a small family and do not spend much time in the living area. Decorative tables may be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut flowers, pictures and figurines or whatever is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and are more of an interior planning statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table might be a great centerpiece for the room where the thought of living is something other than watching TV.