Tarah Ornelas, the visionary owner of Lil’ Frog Creations, has had a passion for design that traces back to her upbringing in her parent’s Graphic Design and Print shop, Custom Word. She then established her own freelance design studio in 2004. Adept in merging creativity with business acumen, Tarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, both earned in 2005 from San Francisco State University. In 2017, she further enriched her expertise with an Executive MBA from St. Mary’s College.

With over 15 years of experience, she infuses a trained eye and creative flair into every project.


Other Ventures

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Tarah is a dedicated wife and mother of three amazing children.

Her commitment to family life is harmoniously complemented by her entrepreneurial spirit. Tarah is also the proud owner of Scents by the Bay, a boutique based in Berkeley specializing in handcrafted bath and body products. Boasting an extensive collection of over 600 perfume and essential oils, Scents by the Bay reflects Tarah’s passion for curated, quality offerings in the realm of fragrance and skincare.

Design is not just a profession for Tarah; it’s an integral part of her daily life. Beyond Lil’ Frog Creations, she engages in diverse creative pursuits, including painting, photography, interior design, bar construction, furniture refinishing, and more.

Explore the multifaceted talents and endeavors of Tarah Ornelas, a driving force in both the design and artisanal fragrance industries.

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

– Maya Angelou, author, poet, civil rights activist

Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

– Albert Einstein

our Work

Just a small peak into some of the work created by Tarah…

Let’s Start Something new
Say Hello!

Get in touch with us at Lil’ Frog Creations. We’re here to turn your ideas into reality. Reach out for design, marketing, web design, and consulting excellence. Let’s make your vision a success together.

10 + 6 =