Family area tables do not only need to be practical, they will 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 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. They are utilized to display freshly cut figurines, flowers and pictures or something that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and are also more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table can be quite a great centerpiece to get a room where the very idea of living is something besides watching TV.