Living area tables do not only need to be practical, they can also add to your décor. Perhaps you want to buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table if you do not have a family or have a small family and do not spend much time in the family area. Decorative tables can be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut figurines, flowers and pictures or whatever that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and therefore are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece to get a room where the very idea of living is something apart from watching TV.