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