We splashed out on Photoshop Elements for Christmas. It's a steep learning curve! I'm trying very hard to take it one step at a time, and not try to learn it all in one go - but my favourite tool right now is the magic extractor, which gets rid of mucky backgrounds.
and here's after:
What I need to do next is make sure I've removed all stray whisps of filling before taking the photo!
I made myself a new Etsy banner though, which I'm pretty proud of.
Onwards and upwards!