Of course, for a homeowner, this may be a bit overwhelming, so start by collecting samples of each material you love and noting its impression on you. They will form the basis of your material palette which can be finetuned with your designer.
It takes patience and practise to master however have fun and consider it the starting point to creating your dream home brief and outlining what is important to you.
Begin with the basics, keep it simply and allow it to evolve.
Collaborate with an experienced architect or interior designer to realise your dream home.