Living area tables do not only need to be practical, they can also add to your décor. Perhaps you want to select 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 family area. Decorative tables might be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut figurines, flowers 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 are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room where the TV is stored, and a table might be a great centerpiece for any room where the very idea of living is something other than watching TV.