Living room area tables do not just need to be practical, they may 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 area, then perhaps you want to purchase a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables can be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut figurines, flowers and pictures or anything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and are more of an decor statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece to get a room where the concept of living is something other than watching TV.