In my non-journal, non-sketchbook I wanted to include a notan-inspired page but didn't want tape on the backside. I penciled some dividing lines and used black acrylic paint, watered down, to paint alternating sections.
Notanical is a word I came up with to describe a notan-type beginning tangled with botanical images. See my original post about notanicals here. In my Book, here's the page I began with.
And here it is, appropriately gussied up: