Living area tables do not should just be practical, they could 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 family room, then perhaps you want to purchase a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables can be just as much fun as practical ones. You can use them to display freshly cut figurines, pictures and flowers or everything that 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 interior decorating statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece to get a room where the idea of living is something apart from watching TV.