KIMA-TV & Central Wash. Home Builders Assoc. host design challenge!

YAKIMA, Wash. -- KIMA-TV and the Central Washington Home Builders Association are teaming up for a design challenge right here in Yakima.

You don't have to be a professional interior designer. You just need to have a passion for home decorating.

There are four phases to the competition leading up to the final challenge.

Three to four finalists will design a 10x10 room in just 9 hours at the Home and Garden Show.

Local contestants are gearing up.

"I've been able to do a couple rooms for people and they've loved it," said contestant Cara Romero. "To be able to make that space more cozy for them and less a house and more a home is really special for someone to share."

The winner of the final challenge will a thousand dollar Cash Prize, a night's stay at the Canyon River Ranch and more.