Color! Lanterns! Exoticism! I love being magically transported and it doesn't take much really to transform a space! And don't worry, these capiz votives and very similar lanterns are available @ so you can move on to finding THAT dress! ;)
http://teachingmama.org/spooky-noodles-sensory-activity/ - Spooky Noodles Sensory Activity - Here's a super fun sensory activity that's great to do for Halloween or any time of the year! We LOVED playing with these soft, squishy noodles.