From the New Season
From the New Season

The Green Mansion Miracle, Pt. 1:
Great Room and Master Suite
32 Photos

Vanilla Ice and crew take on one of their biggest challenges yet, transforming a neglected Palm Beach mansion into a waterfront gem with a million dollar view. It's all about water, fire and Ice — and the fun starts here.

See the Transformation
DIY Insider
DIY Insider

On Set With Vanilla Ice 6 Videos

We put Vanilla Ice up to some funny challenges plus watch HGTV host David Bromstad learn the dance to Ice, Ice Baby!

Get Caught Up on Past Seasons

Video Highlights
Video Highlights

Season 4 14 Videos

Video Highlights
Video Highlights

Season 3 14 Videos

Video Highlights
Video Highlights

Season 2 12 Videos

Behind the Build: An Inside Look at Vanilla Ice and His Crew 16 Photos

Get an inside look as Ice and his entourage tackle their biggest fix-it-and-flip-it project yet — a full-blown top-to-bottom rehab on a run-down south Florida mansion.

Go Behind the Scenes

Tour Ice's Lantana Mansion Makeover 56 Photos

Catch up on all the over-the-top features this season such as a pirate's cove, jellyfish tank and glow-in-the-dark pool. 

Take the Photo Tour

A Day in the Life: Vanilla Ice

See All Videos

More Behind the Scenes

See All Photos
Vanilla Ice and his entourage work hard and play hard on location as they renovate a Palm Beach mansion for high-dollar resale.

The Vanilla Ice Project

Your master of ceremonies, Vanilla Ice, exhibits his trademark restraint as prep work gets under way on his latest mansion makeover.

The Vanilla Ice Project

The renovation project at hand is a major facelift on a 7,000-square-foot mansion in order to prepare it for a lucrative resale.

The Vanilla Ice Project

The Palm Beach home's poolhouse, before repair and renovation gets under way, shows the general state of disrepair.

The Vanilla Ice Project

The bare kitchen is indicative of the home's overall condition prior to renovation. The home's former owners had stripped out many of the built-in features prior to moving out.

The Vanilla Ice Project

The beginning renovation stages for the "hidden room" that will be a distinctive feature on the upstairs level

The Vanilla Ice Project

Vanilla Ice and crew member Wes confer during the garage remodel phase of the renovation.

The Vanilla Ice Project

Vanilla Ice and crew member Wes during the garage remodel

The Vanilla Ice Project

Vanilla Ice gets hands-on as upstairs repainting gets under way.

The Vanilla Ice Project

Some electrical rewiring for an exterior light fixture

The Vanilla Ice Project

Renovation crew leader Vanilla Ice tries his hand with some serious power tools.

The Vanilla Ice Project

Would any home improvement endeavor be complete without a new tattoo to mark the occasion?

Palm Beach Mansion Flip

See All Photos
Rob spent more than he has on any prior renovation to turn a Palm Beach disaster into a deluxe oasis. Check out his extravagant updates.

Scruffy Backyard

BEFORE: Before the vegetation took over, this backyard was a beach that led down to the shore of a nearby lake. With no one to maintain it, the space quickly became an overgrown and unkempt mess.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Piece of Paradise

AFTER: A luxurious pool and travertine deck replace the overgrown backyard. The pool area is actually three pools in one, complete with a swim-up bar on one side, a 25-person Jacuzzi on the other and infinity-edge pool in the center.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Poolside View

AFTER: The pool is topped with fire pits and lined with glow-in-the-dark tiles that resemble fireflies in the water late at night. With the scraggly palm trees removed, there's a perfect view of the adjacent lake and water ski training course.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Maroon Monster

BEFORE: Rob dubbed the 6,300-square-foot house the "maroon monster." His plan was to take this neighborhood blight and turn it into an elegant mansion fit for a millionaire.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Tamed Landscape

AFTER: Crisp tan paint replaces the previous unsightly red of the exterior, and a new concrete path provides easier access to the front door. The old wooden door is replaced with an iron one that lets in more light while enhancing curb appeal.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Blistering Patio

BEFORE: The second floor deck at the rear of the mansion was a nice addition, but the hot Florida sun could make it unbearable for use during the day. Prior to the renovation, the light fixtures on the deck were rusted and some of the tiles were cracked.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Cool Shade

AFTER: An awning protects the patio from the sun so that it can be enjoyed throughout the day. New tile floor, updated light fixtures and a freshly painted railing complete this outdoor space.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Not-So-Great Room

BEFORE: Just inside the front door, this great room didn't make much of a first impression. The generic entertainment center was dated and built to hold an old-school tube television. None of this fit into Rob's high-tech vision for the house.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

High-End Den

AFTER: The great room was brought up to par with a custom wall unit featuring gold columns and new flat screen TV. A new 25-foot fireplace creates a focal point for the room that draws the eye upward with floor-to-ceiling stonework.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Tasteless Kitchen

BEFORE: The dated appliances and ordinary cabinets in this kitchen were too basic to pass Vanilla Ice specs. A segmented and confining layout would also have to be fixed.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Sizzling Tuscan Style

AFTER: The renovated kitchen is a veritable work of art with a custom mural on the ceiling, warm marble floors, marble countertops and a sizable island at its center.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Lackluster Living Room

BEFORE: The old living room, with its tall ceilings, bare walls and hard tile floors, felt cold and uninviting. The stair railing and wood banisters could also use some modern upgrades.

Photo By: James McEntee/Gettyimages

Cozy Quarters

AFTER: Warm beige and copper hues and ample furnishings help bring this large room down to a comfortable size. The stair railing's black ironwork is now updated in a pale gold finish.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Whack Wet Bar

BEFORE: The wet bar was old fashioned and out of place in the living room, and the dark wood looked obtrusive against the white walls.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Lovely Sitting Area

AFTER: With the wet bar removed, there's space for a nice seating nook in front of the newly refaced stairs.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Mediocre At Best

BEFORE: The balcony could be seen from the lower floor, but it wasn't terribly eye-pleasing. The brown wood banister with black ironwork, plain paneled recesses and beige carpet offered little visual appeal.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Impressive Entry

AFTER: Faux tin tiles and oversized pendant lights add spectacle from the ceiling down. The hardwood that replaced the carpet works well alongside the golden hues of the newly painted railing.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Home Office Flop

BEFORE: This may have been a home library or office, but the bookshelves were in disrepair and falling out of the wall. Rob had bigger and better plans for this space.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Up the Ante

AFTER: A new five-star poker room with handmade grasscloth wallpaper, faux tin ceiling tiles, recessed lighting and distressed hardwood floors has the feel of an exclusive hotel.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

One-of-a-Kind Wine

AFTER: The back wall is transformed into a custom wine rack with authentic wine barrels from Napa Valley, a textured cork backdrop and mini-bar.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

No Frills or Thrills

BEFORE: This room with blank walls and unspectacular tile floor was a blank canvas waiting to be made over by Rob and his crew. The space would soon be given a more extravagant design and an ambiance more conducive to entertaining.

Photo By: James McEntee/Gettyimages

Soft Sophistication

AFTER: Patterned wallpaper, a shimmering chandelier and new hardwood floors elevate this room from plain to posh. The existing strip of decorative molding was painted gold to add a finishing touch of glam.

Photo By: James McEntee/Gettyimages

Bejeweled Lighting

AFTER: Dangling above the table, this distinctive chandelier adds a touch of flash to the luxury dining room.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

No Way Out

BEFORE: The layout of this house was strange in that there was very limited access to the backyard. This master suite, though large, felt a bit closed off and confining.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Lavish Lifestyle

AFTER: The updated master is opened up with a doorway leading to the back deck. Hardwood floors replace wall-to-wall carpet and the walls get added detail in the form of alligator print wallpaper and plenty of added drapery.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Fit For a King

AFTER: Metallic pendant lights suspended on either side of the king-sized bed help bring the bling in this opulent master suite.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Super Surveillance

AFTER: Recessed within the bedroom wall is a state-of-the-art security monitor providing multiple views of the property.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Claustrophobic Closets

BEFORE: The his and hers closets in the master bedroom were poorly laid out and didn't offer much usable storage space.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Massive Glow

AFTER: The two separate closets are combined into one and outfitted with custom LED lighting and plenty of shelves. The old carpet is replaced with hardwoods and a sliding glass door separates the spacious closet from the master bedroom.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Too Basic

BEFORE: This baby blue bedroom needed some customizing prior to the house being put on the market.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Beach Culture

AFTER: Outfitted with a giant surfboard mural, a high-tech ceiling fan and new closet shelves, this distinctive bedroom is now move-in ready for any avid beach bum.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Funky Yellow

BEFORE: This bedroom was dull and drab with pale yellow walls and a dated ceiling fan.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Funky Fresh

AFTER: An attached bath, updated light fixture and cool, contrasty accents help make this upstairs space a welcoming guest bedroom.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Sparkling Details

AFTER: A wall paneled with leather squares, tufted and adorned with rhinestones, creates a unique and stylish headboard.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Bland Box

BEFORE: There was nothing exceptional about this tiny bedroom except the storage cubby-hole at the back. Rob thought this room was too small to remain a bedroom. He planned to replace the carpet and the ceiling fan before transforming this space into a custom gaming room.

Photo By: James McEntee/Gettyimages

Ultimate Game Room

AFTER: The new gamer's hideaway is equipped with two state-of-the-art super PCs that are high performance and fan-cooled. The custom chairs are built from repurposed car seats and automotive parts. The small cubby-hole conceals yet another high-end PC.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Atomic Lighting

AFTER: The old ceiling fan in the game room is replaced with this atom-inspired LED fixture adding to the room's futuristic feel.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Personal Touch

AFTER: Rob had this custom piece specially made to add a crowning touch in the game room. The unique accent light sits between the two super PCs that allow up to four people to play simultaneously, competing online with multiple gamers.

Photo By: James McEntee / Getty

Meet the Host

Vanilla Ice

Although he’s best known for his '90s music, Rob VanWinkle is also a successful real-estate entrepreneur and a remodeling expert with more than 15 years of hands-on home improvement experience.

About the show

Vanilla Ice is back to tackle his toughest Florida flip ever. The pop icon and knock-out home renovator has taken his biggest risk yet, investing in a high-dollar lakefront dump in need of a top-to-bottom transformation. That means ripping rooms to the studs, adding a new pool, a boat dock with a tiki hut and state-of-the-art technology all around. Will his champagne taste end up costing him a profit? Or can he and his crew flip this tacky mess and still come out on top?
Season 3, Episode 9

Garage Busters

People in South Florida love their cars. Rob and his crew decide to trick out the decimated garage by converting it into a Big-Boy Retreat secure enough to house even the most luxurious rides - complete with a side patio for grilling and chilling - the garage evolves into a multi-purpose hangout zone for fun.

Friday
Apr 24
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

A Killer Kitchen

Vanilla Ice and his ninjas transform a cramped 80s kitchen into a million-dollar masterpiece featuring onyx countertops, custom cabinets and, wait for it, a glowing jellyfish tank.

Saturday
May 9
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 9

Garage Busters

People in South Florida love their cars. Rob and his crew decide to trick out the decimated garage by converting it into a Big-Boy Retreat secure enough to house even the most luxurious rides - complete with a side patio for grilling and chilling - the garage evolves into a multi-purpose hangout zone for fun.

Friday
May 15
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 1

A Killer Kitchen

Vanilla Ice and his ninjas transform a cramped 80s kitchen into a million-dollar masterpiece featuring onyx countertops, custom cabinets and, wait for it, a glowing jellyfish tank.

Wednesday
Jun 3
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 2

Mother Nature vs. Family Room

The roof is leaking as Rob battles a tropical rainstorm while creating the ultimate home theater room.

Thursday
Oct 1
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 2

Kickstarting the Kitchen

Rob and his guys may have bitten off more than they can chew when faced with the challenge of crafting a Tuscan style kitchen, complete with brand new appliances, cabinetry and a one-of-a-kind ceiling mural.

Sunday
Oct 18
2am | 1c
Season 4, Episode 11

The Lakeside Lounge

It's either sink or swim when Vanilla Ice and his crew attempt to put their lakeside property on the map by building aquatic additions that include a boat dock, beach area and an authentic tiki hut.

Friday
Jan 1
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Upstairs Upgrade

Rob tackles the outdated second floor of his beach front mansion and gives it a facelift, complete with a fifth bedroom and brand new game room.

Tuesday
Apr 19
10am | 9c
Season 6, Episode 2

Views from the Great Room

The main entrance of the house opens into the Great Room, making this space very important to Rob since he wants to wow all the visitors. By opening the space up and extending it to the water, Rob wants to turn this room from boring to soaring. A custom fireplace, new marble floors and a unique ceiling application are sure to transform this space.

Sunday
May 8
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 6, Episode 13

A Rock Star Reveal

Before the big reveal, Rob calls upon style guru Krista to furnish the house and bring her eye for design to each room. The ninjas need to add final touches before she can work her magic, so they add a security camera to lock down the premises and a special water purifier that converts humidity into drinking water. Krista and Rob find some luxury goods that boast Hollywood glamour, and the final reveal turns into a star-worthy party.

Saturday
Jul 9
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Strike Zone

Rob has big plans to turn the upstairs area into a gamer's paradise, complete with a custom bowling alley, gaming station, bar and private entrance. In order to bring his vision to life, the ninjas knock down walls and install sliding doors that lead out to a brand-new balcony and spiral staircase. When the ninjas are done, the only thing left to do is get their game on!

Sunday
Jul 10
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 7

Game On!

Rob and his guys are in pursuit of fun in the sun when they pump up their expansive property with entertaining amenities such as a volleyball court, putting green and a family friendly water park.

Saturday
Sep 3
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

The Upstairs Upheaval

Between the game room, the deck and the kid's bedrooms, Rob and his team have their hands full when flipping the plain jane upstairs. Rob's daughter offers her own design ideas to make these rooms shine for future families.

Saturday
Sep 3
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Hunting for the Next VIP

Vanilla Ice and his number one ninja, Wes search Palm Beach, Florida for their next big project. They check out 4 unique properties from an oceanside mansion to a sprawling ranch, hoping to find a diamond in the rough.

Wednesday
Dec 7
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Views from the Great Room

The main entrance of the house opens into the Great Room, making this space very important to Rob since he wants to wow all the visitors. By opening the space up and extending it to the water, Rob wants to turn this room from boring to soaring. A custom fireplace, new marble floors and a unique ceiling application are sure to transform this space.

Wednesday
Dec 7
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 3

Suite Dreams

Rob and his ninjas transform the master bedroom from a small afterthought into a massive room fit for a king. Elegant hardwood floors, wallpaper, a custom fireplace and floor to ceiling windows will prove challenging to install, but ultimately are worth the work.

Wednesday
Dec 7
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Infinity and Beyond

The pool at Rob's latest project leaves much to be desired, it's small, enclosed and boring, which is a huge mistake on this lake front property because it obscures the beautiful view. Rob rips off the enclosure and gets to work. He wants to replace the original pool with a custom infinity edge paradise, complete with a champagne hot tub and beach shelf. However, plumbing problems continue to push his timeline and budget, and Rob worries that he may not get finished in time.

Wednesday
Dec 7
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 5

Kicking Up the Kitchen

The kitchen and dining room at Rob's latest lakeside retreat are bland, boring and plain. Rob wants to have an open floor plan in his kitchen, so he knocks out several walls to bring it up to date. Brand new glazed kitchen cabinets, state of the art appliances and custom counter tops bring this kitchen to future. Since people love to congregate in the kitchen and dining room, he wants to create a natural flow between the two rooms. Rob knocks out more walls in the dining room and installs a custom painted dome and chandelier to make the dining room dazzle.

Wednesday
Dec 7
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 6, Episode 6

Bubbles Causing Troubles

Rob wants to go big with this master suite bathroom. So big in fact that he's blowing out walls to create a luxe master bathroom and walk-in closet. Rob is going to put the sweet in master suite by building a custom concrete in-ground bathtub, DIY sauna and an oversized his and hers vanity.

Wednesday
Dec 7
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 7

Temple of Renovation

The ninjas embrace their inner children when it comes to the kids' bedrooms and play area. Outside, Rob imagines a play area fit for an adventurer with a giant temple, airplane treehouse, splash pad and fountain. Inside, Rob gets creative and installs a secret door which leads from room to room. As Rob turns his dream into reality, he discovers that embracing his inner kid is a sure-fire way to appeal to everyone!

Wednesday
Dec 7
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Strike Zone

Rob has big plans to turn the upstairs area into a gamer's paradise, complete with a custom bowling alley, gaming station, bar and private entrance. In order to bring his vision to life, the ninjas knock down walls and install sliding doors that lead out to a brand-new balcony and spiral staircase. When the ninjas are done, the only thing left to do is get their game on!

Wednesday
Dec 7
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 9

A VIP Main Attraction

The family room receives star treatment when the ninjas go all out to renovate the outdated space. Rob adds a home theater system, sliding glass doors and plenty of ice to make this one spectacular space the entire family can enjoy.

Wednesday
Dec 7
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

Docks and Crocs

The backyard is a hot mess, but Rob has plans to turn the outdoor space into a calm and cool oasis. The ninjas dig out a lounge area and install an ice bar that keeps drinks cold all day long. A custom dock also acts as a helicopter landing pad and fishing spot. Things get wild when Wes catches a gator. Will he tame the reptile or end up swimming with the fish?

Wednesday
Dec 7
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 11

Bringing Down the Roof

Bad weather wreaks havoc as Rob and the ninjas install a new roof over the addition and revamp the exterior of the house. Strong winds and heavy rain lead to a close call, but the ninjas hold tight and face the elements head on. When the sun returns, the house has a whole new look fit for royalty.

Wednesday
Dec 7
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 6, Episode 12

Taking the Heat to the Street

Things heat up when Rob and the ninjas turn the boring, outdated garage into a modern and colorful space complete with solar panels and a solar water heater to power the entire house. A fire breaks out nearby, and the ninjas are there to help save the day. When the smoke clears, the guys celebrate with a neighborhood barbecue.

Wednesday
Dec 7
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 13

A Rock Star Reveal

Before the big reveal, Rob calls upon style guru Krista to furnish the house and bring her eye for design to each room. The ninjas need to add final touches before she can work her magic, so they add a security camera to lock down the premises and a special water purifier that converts humidity into drinking water. Krista and Rob find some luxury goods that boast Hollywood glamour, and the final reveal turns into a star-worthy party.

Wednesday
Dec 7
6:30pm | 5:30c

You Might Also Like ... 

See All Shows

Vanilla Ice Goes Amish

Consult Program Guide

Amish Renogades

Consult Program Guide

The Shatner Project

Consult Program Guide