Open up your photos in Adobe Lightroom, level the background and crop if necessary. Bring down the highlights, increase the shadows, reduce noise, and increase vibrancy.
Open your images in Photoshop
Use Topaz DeNoise and then use the Healing Brush set to content aware. You can use this to remove any dust or crumbs that you may not have seen before. Then using a combination of the Healing Brush and Clone Stamp tool, remove the Blu-tack and bamboo skewers.
Matt then uses vintage filters, and finishes off with Alien Skin 4. Colour focus, and sharpen at 25% for a final sharpening.