I hope as you have become a new home owner, this has been helpful for you. Hopefully, your responsibilities are a little more clear now that you have entered that new stage of life of home ownership. It is a lot to take in at first. There is a lot to think about and now that you have a place of your own, you can make it your own.
There is a lot to home ownership and it takes some time to get used to it. You will eventually figure it out and enjoy your new home. It takes time, money and effort to create a house all your own, so be patient. There are lots of choices and it is common to be overwhelmed at the store. If someone is able to guide you, great. You can also learn a lot from home improvement stores or magazines as well.
A lot of choices mean a lot of thinking about exactly what you would like. Look at different pictures, talk to everyone you can. You can make your own house your own piece of paradise if you so choose. I hope this helps you!