I just signed up for Project Wonderful. It seems like all the Etsy kids are doing it and I could definitely use some exposure for my shop. I watched this very informative tutorial by the Etsyian Timothy Adam Designs. It was actually rather simple and I think I could have figured it out myself but it was interesting to see how an experienced Project Wonderful-er maximized his advertising dollars.
Also, it gave me the chance to make a couple of new ads for my shop. One was made using a free online animated gif maker at gickr.com. I can't figure out how to post the animated one. But here's my other one made using Photoshop. I am a self-taught Photoshopper and I have been using it for about 8 years, but there is still so much I have to learn. I can't wait to start classes where I'll have some formal instruction.