Living area tables do not should just be practical, they could 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. 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 therefore 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 your room where the very idea of living is something besides watching TV.