Living area tables do not just need to be practical, they will also add to your décor. Perhaps you want to purchase 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 can be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized 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 so are more of an decor statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece for your room where the very idea of living is something other than watching TV.