I have been playing around with a software program called Artisteer for a month or so now and it’s starting to grow on me. With Artisteer you can develop your very own WordPress Theme using the WYSIWYG wizard / editor and export it out in just a fraction of the time it would take to customize a community theme or hand-code your own.
Artisteer also allows you to export your theme for use in other popular content managements solutions like Joomla and Drupal, or you can select HTML w/ stylesheet and the software takes care of the rest. There is also a feature to export directly out to HTML w/ an attached stylesheet, this can come in handy if you are trying to matchup a layout. Here’s the best part of the software though, the WYSIWYG editor, or Wizard, is extremely easy to get around in, and it pretty much lets you control every aspect of the design process.
If you are looking for a tool that will save you some time while working with WordPress, I strongly recommend taking a look at Artisteer.