Andrew Richard / Jon Premosch / Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed Here's what your costume will look like in the end: Jon Premosch / BuzzFeed You'll be making the ears and the tail! Thanks to Arda Wigs for providing the Vivien Wig in Maroon. 1. Gather your supplies: Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed You'll need: * A maroon dress, T-shirt, or tank top (ours was $17.99 at H&M and not available on its website. Here's a similar one for just $12.99). * Maroon ribbon. We got ours at the dollar store for $1. * Maroon paint. We used what we had already on hand, but this brand at Michaels is only $0.50 per bottle, and works really well. * 4 inches or so of elastic. We got ours at the dollar store for $1. * A black or brown headband to glue your ears to (we bought ours as part of a multipack similar to this one, $3.32 for three headbands, at the drugstore). * 12 sheets of red craft foam ($0.99 per sheet here, $12 total). * The patterns for Vulpix's ears and tail, available on page 16 of the pattern PDF. Total for Vulpix costume: $35.81, because we went over budget on our dress! If you use the $13 dress linked above, the price comes in at $30.81.We didn't include the price of these basic crafting supplies in the estimate: scissors, a pencil, a black Sharpie, and a hot-glue gun with glue sticks. 2. Make the tail (click/tap on the individual photos throughout this post to get a larger photo and step-by-step instructions): +2 Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed It looks like a lot, but it's really just lots of super-simple steps! 3. Measure and attach the straps to the tail, so you can wear it like you would a backpack: Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed, / Jon Premosch/BuzzFeed 4. Cut out, paint, and attach the ears to the headband: Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed To make sure the ears don’t fall off while they dry, hold the headband and each ear together until the glue is cool. More of a Squirtle than a Vulpix? Find the directions for six Eevee evolutions plus nine other easy Pokémon Halloween costumes here.