Living area tables do not just 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 family room, then perhaps you want to choose a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables can 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 interior design statement. A living room is not just a room the place that the TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece for the room where the idea of living is something apart from watching TV.