Living area tables do not just need to be practical, they are able to also add to your décor. Perhaps you want to purchase 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 living room area. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut pictures, flowers and figurines or whatever is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and are more of an interior decorating statement. A living room is not just a room where the TV is stored, and a table might be a great centerpiece for the room where the very idea of living is something besides watching TV.