Living area tables do not only need to be practical, they will also add to your décor. Perhaps you want to invest in 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. You can use them to display freshly cut pictures, figurines and flowers or anything that 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 design statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table could be a great centerpiece for any room where the notion of living is something aside from watching TV.