Living room area tables do not simply need to 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 buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut flowers, figurines and pictures or whatever is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and are more of an interior decorating statement. A living room is not just a room the place that the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece to get a room where the idea of living is something aside from watching TV.