I bet you could do this with existing cutting boards...use a little bit of food-safe stain on your board and seal with mineral oil. I think you'd have to tape your edge off and score the wood a bit to keep the stain from bleeding through. A good experiment at the very least.
A. I love these color block cutting boards. B. This one matches the color pallet for the living area (though our wood choices are darker). C. This treatment would be a great point of inspiration for the entryway, stair refinishing, and stairway carpeting.
minam baguette cutting board
handmade in Philadelphia by Lostine, using Pennsylvania-grown sycamore and food-safe milk paint.