Living area tables do not only need to be practical, they could 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 could be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut figurines, pictures and flowers or whatever 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 TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for a room where the concept of living is something besides watching TV.