Family room tables do not just need to be practical, they are able to 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 buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables might be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut pictures, flowers and figurines or whatever that 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 location where the TV is stored, and a table might be a great centerpiece for your room where the very idea of living is something in addition to watching TV.