December 2, 2017

December has arrived and I've decided to share a list of the things that I enjoy. Hey, Oprah has her list of favorite things, so why not create my own list? Now, this isn't an exhaustive list, but I tried to cull together 25 items that I adore and think would make grea...

October 4, 2017

The island of Puerto Rico has been devastated by a one-two punch from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The island's nearly 3.4 million residents are in desperate need of resources such as running water, electricity and food. There are several volunteers  and many organizatio...

August 28, 2017

I am immeasurably grateful for the life that I lead today. As the founder of Global Attic, I'm finally doing what I love; pursuing a career in interiors, giving back to those in need and being an inspiration for those who lack the courage to live the life of their drea...

August 21, 2017

Thanks for returning for the remainder of my blog post on Cuba!


I took a classic car tour around Havana. However, since I had already taken in so many sights on my own at this point, the tour felt a bit generic and overpriced. I did enjoy the tour guide, a young woman...

August 17, 2017


I’d been fascinated with Afro-Cuban culture; the people, religion, art, music and dance, ever since I was a child listening to my daddy play Celia Cruz records. I dreamed of one day traveling to Cuba, but this was a dream deferred until 2015 when the Obama administrat...

May 4, 2017

Spring is here and we're excited about warmer weather (we think), flowers and all the global goodness we're working on at Global Attic. Kabria has just recently returned from an educational trip to Cuba and will be publishing a blog post on her experience soon.

As alwa...

December 2, 2016

'Tis the season to be jolly.  As you buy gifts for yourself and others and get swept away by the commercialism of this holiday season, please take time to give to those who are less fortunate and are in desperate need of your assistance. We have compiled a list of 25 c...

November 23, 2016

For customers who like to  see, touch and sniff their home decor while saving on shipping, We are excited to announce that some of Global Attic's exotic treasures will be on display at Fortunate Discoveries, located at 1022 West Armitage in Chicago's historic and livel...

November 22, 2016

Welcome to the official grand opening of the Global Attic website! Global Attic sells unique, one-of-a-kind home decor items that you won't find at the typical home decor store. We are confident that our items will transform your living spaces. However, our vision is m...

August 1, 2016

At a time when we are being inundated with stories of hatred, selfishness, apathy, violence and unrest in the world, it is refreshing to learn about people and organizations that are motivated to inject positivity. Jim Ziolkowski Founder, President and CEO of buildOn a...

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