Living area tables do not simply need to be practical, they are able to 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 area. Decorative tables might be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut pictures, figurines and flowers or everything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and are also more of an home design statement. A living room is not just a room where the TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for your room where the concept of living is something apart from watching TV.