Family area tables do not just need to be practical, they are able to 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. They are utilized 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 so are more of an decor statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece for your room where the notion of living is something besides watching TV.