Family area tables do not should just be practical, they could 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 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, pictures and flowers or whatever that 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 decorating statement. A living room is not just a room the location where the TV is stored, and a table could be a great centerpiece for your room where the notion of living is something other than watching TV.