Family area tables do not just need to be practical, they are able to 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 family room, then perhaps you want to select a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut pictures, flowers and figurines or something that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and therefore are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table can be quite a great centerpiece for a room where the notion of living is something in addition to watching TV.