How do I purposely stain my laminate countertops?

Michelle J
by Michelle J

I know that strawberries will stain it; curry spice will stain it too. The current color is green, the cabinets are white. I am looking for ways to stain the surface and change it to a darker tone - black/brown/grey ish. I know most people don't want to stain their countertops but I would like to use like tea or coffee in concentrated amounts, or maybe go much lighter with just bleach....any ideas? And yes, I have considered just replacing them but this is DIY heaven and I have had so many good ideas from here that I thought someone might have an awesome idea or two about how to purposely and permanently stain the laminate. Thanks.

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