Living area tables do not only need to be practical, they may 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 room area, then perhaps you want to select a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables might be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut figurines, flowers and pictures or whatever 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 home design statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table might be a great centerpiece for your room where the thought of living is something besides watching TV.