Family area tables do not should just 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 family room, then perhaps you want to invest in a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables is often 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 so are more of an interior planning statement. A living room is not just a room the place that the TV is stored, and a table can be quite a great centerpiece for the room where the thought of living is something other than watching TV.