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 room. Decorative tables can be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut flowers, figurines 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 are also more of an decor statement. A living room is not just a room where the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for a room where the thought of living is something in addition to watching TV.