Living area tables do not just need to be practical, they are able to 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 area, then perhaps you want to purchase 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 flowers, figurines and pictures or everything that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and therefore are more of an interior design statement. A living room is not just a room in which the TV is stored, and a table can be a great centerpiece for any room where the thought of living is something aside from watching TV.