Family area tables do not just 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, then perhaps you want to buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables may be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut figurines, flowers and pictures or anything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and so are more of an interior planning statement. A living room is not just a room where the TV is stored, and a table can be quite a great centerpiece for any room where the concept of living is something besides watching TV.