Living room area tables do not just need to be practical, they will also add to your décor. If you do not have a family or have a small family and do not spend much time in the living room area, then perhaps you want to invest in a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut flowers, figurines 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 home design statement. A living room is not just a room the place that the TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece to get a room where the concept of living is something other than watching TV.