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, then perhaps you want to choose 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 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 home design statement. A living room is not just a room the location where the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for any room where the very idea of living is something besides watching TV.