Living room area tables do not simply need to be practical, they can 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 living area, then perhaps you want to purchase a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables may be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut pictures, figurines and flowers or whatever that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and therefore are more of an decor statement. A living room is not just a room the place that the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for your room where the thought of living is something aside from watching TV.