My Houzz: Mario Lopez Gives His Sister a Family Fitness Studio

My Houzz: Mario Lopez Gives His Sister a Family Fitness Studio

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My Houzz: Mario Lopez Gives His Sister a Family Fitness Studio

Most people associate Mario Lopez with dancing. The two-time Emmy-winning host of Extra, former Dancing With the Stars contestant and Saved by the Bell star honed his dance moves alongside his kid sister, Marissa Lopez Wong, while growing up in Chula Vista, California. Recently, Lopez surprised his sister and her family with a garage addition that contains a dance and fitness studio for their home in Bellaire, Texas.

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Bebe Price

The dream space - I would love a place to dance and meditate in my future home... One day!

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celestina89

Kailee Wong? OMGosh - he's a former Texas linebacker. LOL Coolio. Even better is Mario...... my bro would laugh at me... but then we always help each other out. Family is great. Thumbs up to Mario, his sister Marissa and her hubby Kailee and their kids. They will enjoy that gorgeous studio for sure.

I just had to chuckle because I'm building a cottage in the woods wildlife habitat. And I'm searching for an interior decorator. Cindy Yates & Chairma Designs are on my list as a potential. Not sure about the distance between Houston & my house which would me additional expenses for travel, etc. Still thinking about it. LOL

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GOODFELLAS CONSTRUCTION

Great idea to add the extra space above the garage! And those dimples on Mario though ;)

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Trim Professionals of Florida

Great Job! Nice Video. Very inspiring!

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Maria Romero

Such a great surprise! Beautiful space! beautiful show of affection! LOVE MARIO! congrats to the Wong Family.


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Rafael F. Bermejo

Love it! A great space for a great family!

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momrn5

What a well done, beautiful, multipurpose family space! It's great to see another story of generosity and family closeness. Thanks for sharing....

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Ginny Lewison

Can you give out the info on the tracks, attachments used for the workout wall?

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Mitchell Parker

Hi, Ginny. The workout wall panels are from Isawall Systems.

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diana_schmick

pretty awesome blessing

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Webado Webada

I always love these kinds of stories. I wish I have a family member to gift me some home improvement project :) Or even just to help with decisions and offer moral support.

What amazes me the most is how everybody is so happy and friendly with everything that's being done. Wow!

My husband would forever be suspicious and feel that for sure everybody's out to rob him blind LOL He'd never just click on an image and add it to his cart! It's bound be cheaper and just as good elsewhere!

This of course is why we hardly ever get anything done properly or in a timely manner.

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Deborah Bennett

That was just so sweet for Mario to do for his sister and family. Family is everything.

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Laurie Scheid
Great video! Great way to explain Houzz
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cristóbal

LOV IT!!!!!

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Property Real Estate Hua Hin

What a kind gustier to his family and an amazing use of a "garage"

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Kristan Young
Have enjoyed Houzz for a long time. Love to see how Mario was able to show off all the great features of Houzz and at the same time invite us into see the love between the two siblings. Sweet family. Great design. definitely a space where there will make a lot of memories...I like that the space is designed to meet a lot of needs..... physical, spiritual, and emotional health. Pretty cool that Ashton Kutcher is the Producer.
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Charity Bisherurwa
Am so proud of you Mario coz of the way you love and treat your sister. If the world had 20 people who had that kind of love it would be a better place. You will always be the coolest uncle to your nieces and nephews.
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Carmen Martinez

Mario you are so awesome!! I wish I would of had a big brother like you. God Bless

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Joshua Alameda
so well done
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mataberta

Hi where I can find bathroom tile blue/ white

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Analette Espino
Mario, you're an awesome Bro! The designers did an incredible job! I love it!
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Mary Schmitz

He is so Sweet!!! What a lovely job they did!!! Just Beautiful.

   
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hamlet13
Mario is the Best
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Neen Hewitt McSwain
Beautiful space, beautiful family. Very inspiring !
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Mirna Hassan
So sweet from Mario to surprise his sister with this beautiful new funspace ♡♡
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chineolson

who makes the banana leaf wallpaper, please?

   
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Michael's N GA Modern Studio Project

Wildly a #10. Bravo

   
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Jenifer Daniels
Houzz has done it again. bravo!
   
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Patton Wallcoverings, Inc.

That was incredible video and what a cool family!

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Cindy Aplanalp-Yates & Chairma Design Group

You can find the bathroom tile here!

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pachota
Great job! Where can I find the large white sheepskin pillows?
   
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Drop Structures

Love the use of space. No need to move to get the space you need, innovative uses of the garage or yard you already have!

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celestina89

@pachota: Large white sheepskin pillows are easily found. It also helps if you want to buy local in and around your area or prefer online. Easiest way to shop is to search using your browser "large white sheepskin pillows" and add in the name of your town or city if you want to see them in person rather than online.

BTW, I did a quick search and found many places that carry them. You could probably find them on Houzz if you search the products section above. You can even click on the links in the story with the photo about the pillows. :)

   
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Cindy Aplanalp-Yates & Chairma Design Group

Ahhh glad you liked them- those were actually my personal pillows! That I've since replaced! Pretty sure they are ava on Houzz- We sell the sheep skin pillows-(26x26) great quality- good fill material- about $195 each - come in an array of colors. 20 x 20 are $118 each - better for a soft- not large enough for a floor pillow.

Thanks for watching the show-

Cindy

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Ishie Cal

He is such a sweet brother! The room is just so amazing I'm in love with it. Very functional. Great teamwork too!

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buhilyamose

very cool beutiful

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Yasha Raiff
Cool!
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Southern Green Builders

Love the unique room type, "family fitness studio". It is so personal to sister's studio and what they love to do together. And what a fantastic Houston family! Small business owners, raising great kids, active in their community, and Houston proud!

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Jasmine Twomey
Cute!!
   
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Houston Remodeling

Congratulation Cindy! Looks terrific.

   
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Cindy Aplanalp-Yates & Chairma Design Group

Thx Tim!!! C

   
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李玟佳
So touched.I can feel brother's love for sister's family.The design is also super good, the function is complete.Just ,well, the area in front of the mirror, a little bit limited, I wonder if it would be better to have less furniture?
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Cindy Aplanalp-Yates & Chairma Design Group

Thanks for your comment- they are a really loving family and needed a multi function space- dance, exercise, movie night, and hang out space for their kids, friends and family of all ages.

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Joann Bollond
I’m crying The closeness the two of you & your families share is unbreakable! The job this contractor & designer with your ideas as well, came up with the perfect spaces & what the family members love to use it for.Love the hidden tv when the kids & the fathers are down on the floor no one has to worry about the tv.I love how you quickly decided on no to the more formal couch and instead chose one larger that looks like it can take a beaten and still hold up. I like the large ottoman that can be used or not used but one that both families can lounge on watching the kid dance or maybe just a great movie or watching their fav. Uncle on !
How great is that? Great job everyone.
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