Family area tables do not simply need to be practical, they may 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 invest in 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 flowers, pictures and figurines or everything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and they 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 might be a great centerpiece to get a room where the idea of living is something in addition to watching TV.