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A key to any functional home, whether it's a small studio or a house in the ‘burbs, is keeping unused items out of sight. Kids' toys, shoes, holiday decorations — all these things we own need a home. Enter these ten posts, which are your guide to getting organized.

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Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2013 roundup! From December 21 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.