After patiently enduring winter’s gray skies and lawns of straw, it’s time to move outdoors and enjoy the brilliant palette of spring and summer. Is your deck, patio or pool ready to welcome family and friends in style?

    It’s not too soon to be thinking about life al fresco.“This time of year, everyone is longing to be sitting outside and then they realize—there’s nothing to sit on!” says Arash Amini, owner of Amini’s in Chesterfield. “This is a perfect time to be planning your outdoor spaces, as we’re celebrating the largest outdoor furniture sale in our history.”

    Family owned and operated, Amini’s Home, Rugs & Game Room carries an expansive range of outdoor furniture, area rugs, theater seating and game room furniture. Its outdoor furniture collections are nearly sold out every year, so merchandise at the upcoming sale will be brand-new, cutting-edge styles, Amini says. “These are not last season’s leftovers,” he emphasizes. “It’s end-of-the-season pricing, but with early season selection. And of course, we offer the most recognizable luxury brand names, including Tommy Bahama, OW Lee, Laneventure, Woodard and many more.” For customers who choose special order items, Amini assures they can still be delivered in time for a Memorial Day barbecue. “If you come in soon, we’ll deliver by late May,” he promises.

    Although Amini’s showroom in Chesterfield Valley is huge, the scope of this event requires some back-up. “We’ve added a tent out in front to display all the treasures and great buys,” says Amini. The sale includes made-for-relaxing sling furniture, outdoor sectionals, stylish bistro-height dining groups, cozy ‘chat group’ sets and firepits. Delivering instant ambience, firepits are one of the hottest trends for outdoor living spaces. Amini says. “A firepit is just the thing for a cool spring evening outdoors and it’s an absolute must-have in the fall,” he says. “It’s a functional accent almost year-round because it can also serve as a cocktail table.”

    If you plan to spend summer poolside, Amini suggests some special furnishing consideration for this space. “Cast aluminum is a great choice for the pool area because it doesn’t rust and it’s substantial, so it won’t blow away,” he says. For a protected area, like a sunroom, synthetic wicker combines traditional style with durability, because the wicker is wrapped around a powder-coated aluminum frame.

    Once you find what you need for your gorgeous outdoor space, Amini suggests heading indoors to see the new Natuzzi Leather Gallery. The debut of the new gallery reflects Amini’s tradition of offering a comprehensive selection of leather furniture that is unmatched in St. Louis. “Our large showroom gives us an advantage because we can display so many different leather pieces,”Amini explains. “Our customers love being able to actually sit on a leather sofa and see how comfortable it is. You just can’t get that experience from a catalog, and this isn’t a purchase you’re going to make very often. Make sure you love it before it’s in your home.” Leather is the most popular choice for home theater seating because it’s comfortable and easy to clean, he adds. 

On the Cover: Amini’s Home, Rugs & Game Room celebrates its biggest-ever sale on outdoor furniture.  This season’s collections by famous names like Tommy Bahama, OW Lee, Laneventure and Woodard are available at end-of-season prices. The store, at 17377 Chesterfield Airport Road, also has opened its new Natuzzi Leather Gallery, where every piece in the large collection is discounted  50 percent. For more information, call 636-537-9200 or visit