Living area tables do not simply need to be practical, they may 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 buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut pictures, flowers and figurines or whatever is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and they are more of an home design statement. A living room is not just a room the location where the TV is stored, and a table could be a great centerpiece for any room where the idea of living is something aside from watching TV.