Living area tables do not just need to be practical, they are able to 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 room. Decorative tables might 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 they are more of an interior planning statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table could be a great centerpiece for a room where the idea of living is something in addition to watching TV.