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Games gear can transform your home; When the Olympics start, all eyes will be on London. Pay homage in your home with these city-inspired items, says Abi Jackson.

Byline: Abi Jackson

Hometown comforts DON'T have tickets for the Games? Don't worry: you'll see more from the comfort of your sofa with a nice cuppa.

. ? London Skyline fine needlepoint cushion, pounds 95 from prison charity Fine Cell Work (www.finecellwork.co.uk).

. ? London Games scatter cushion, pounds 39 from Made.com (www.made.com/0845 557 6888). ? Bespoke hand embroidered cushion, pounds 115.95 from Box Brownie Trading (www.boxbrownietrading.co.uk).

. ? London mug, from Villeroy & Boch (www.villeroy-boch.co.uk/020 8875 6060).

. ? Be A Good Sport mug, pounds 4 from Cath Kidston (www.cathkidston.co.uk/0845 0262440). ? Underground map espresso cups, pounds 35.50 from BlissHome (www.blisshome.co.uk/0178 940 0077).

YOU don't have to travel to the capital to see the sights. Bring London's iconic skylines into your home, with these cityscape designs.

. ? Skyline shade, pounds 14.99 (available from September) from Homebase (www.homebase.co.uk/0845 0778 888).

. ? Enki Cityscape glass splashback, pounds 170 from British Ceramic Tile (www.britishceramictile.com/0845 618 7144).

. ? Cookhouse Impact Cityscape kitchen wall decors, available in black & white and liquorice etch, pounds 10 per decor (tile) from British Ceramic Tile (www.britishceramictile.com/0845 618 7144).

. ? South Bank 2009 wallpaper mural, from pounds 99 from Digitex Home (www.digetexhome.com/0161 873 8891).

. ? London View roman window blinds, from pounds 93.94 from Apollo Blinds (www.apollo-blinds.co.uk/0800 019 3466).

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CUPS AND CUSHIONS: Clockwise from left: Box Brownie Trading's cushion, BlissHome's espresso cups, Fine Cell Work's needlepoint cushion, Villeroy & Boch's London mug and Cath Kidston's Be A Good Sport mug KITCHEN COOL: Enki's Cityscape glass splashback WOW FACTOR: Digitex's South Bank 2009 wallpaper mural UNDERSTATED: A Cookhouse Impact Cityscape kitchen wall BLIND VISION: Apollo London blind in London View fabric
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jun 30, 2012
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