Family 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 family room, then perhaps you want to buy a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables is often just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut flowers, pictures 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 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 concept of living is something in addition to watching TV.