Make sure you check out Michele's blog as well - lots of very elegant, CAS designs.
I CASE'd these things from Michele's cards: a white on white design. an inlaid diecut, and texture from an embossing folder. Here's my card:
Online Card Class "Holiday Style" is classic and elegant - I didn't use any of the techniques shown in class, but I think this card still fits the theme!
Hero Arts Holiday Cardmaking Challenge, and at Virginia's View Challenge (Texture)