When choosing your living room furniture you will have some essential components yet others that are more decorative, such as display items that are not essential, but nice to have. Not essential for a living room, though for chairs, sofas and example can be regarded as essential, while coffee tables and curio cabinets are functional. Small living rooms can be furnished only with seating and perhaps a little coffee table or two, while larger equivalents will contain more expansive choices of furniture. Here, we shall discuss the essentials, and make some comment of the decorative items that might be useful in smaller to medium size living spaces. If you love antiques or figurines a curio cabinet would be of more interest over a cocktail cabinet or bookcase, naturally your choice will depend upon your very own preferences, and.