Purrrr. One year when we were little, my parents took us to Michael's Craft store, and we were allowed to pick out a few plain white ceramic ornaments. Then, we took them home, and went at them with our paints.
Here's what I came up with:
I wish I could remember exactly which year we pained this. Not bad, eh? Just don't look too closely. A permanent fixture on my tree now. I love this ornament.