Living area tables do not should just be practical, they could 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 buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized 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 decorating statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece for your room where the very idea of living is something other than watching TV.