Family area tables do not only need to be practical, they may 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 may be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut pictures, flowers and figurines or everything 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 interior planning statement. A living room is not just a room where the TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece for any room where the idea of living is something apart from watching TV.